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New ASCE Publication Applies Renewable Energy Technologies to Existing Water Infrastructure

Parul Dubey on March 17, 2022 - in News, Renewables, Water

Reston, Va. – Renewable energy sources are sustainable sources of energy that don’t run out, like solar, wind, water, tides, geothermal. Using effective energy policy and rulemaking, the US has successfully started incorporating renewables within statewide energy mixes. The latest American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) publication, Renewable Energy Technologies and Water Infrastructure, builds on this effort, providing practical applications and the latest developments surrounding the integration of renewable energy into existing water infrastructure.

The authors provide an in-depth look at policy, regulation, and the development and application of renewable energy technologies to ensure effective operation of water infrastructure into the future. Detailed topics covered in this book include renewable energy policy and regulatory requirements; micro-hydro power; biofuels; biogas-to-energy CHP; fuel cells for clean water; sustainable desalination; geothermal energy; solar and wind energy toward resilient water infrastructure; application of renewables for monitoring water quality; and proven renewable energy applications to water infrastructure.

Academics, scientists, engineers, policy makers, and other practitioners working on water infrastructure and the applications of current sustainability and resilience needs with respect to the water-energy nexus will find this publication a valuable resource.

To purchase online, visit the ASCE Bookstore

Limited review copies are available for book reviews. Please contact Leslie Connelly, lconnelly@asce.org.



Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers represents more than 150,000 civil engineers worldwide and is America’s oldest national engineering society. ASCE works to raise awareness of the need to maintain and modernize the nation’s infrastructure using sustainable and resilient practices, advocates for increasing and optimizing investment in infrastructure, and improve engineering knowledge and competency.

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