Department of Economics
Cost-effective water-energy nexus: A California case study
Energy embedded in the provision of water has been the subject of numerous water-energy nexus studies that are nearly unanimous in recommending integrated evaluation of energy and water savings from demand-side management. Joint implementation of DSM, however, remains a rare exception. The authors link a forward-looking marginal water supply approach and the well-established energy avoided cost framework to jointly value water and energy efficiency savings, and apply it to a case study set in the San Francisco Bay Area of California. © 2014 Elsevier Inc.
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Cutter, E., Haley, B., Williams, J., & Woo, C. (2014). Cost-effective water-energy nexus: A California case study. Electricity Journal, 27 (6), 61-68. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tej.2014.06.009