Modelling the Water Energy Nexus

Workshop on Modelling the Water Energy Nexus

Workshop on Modelling the Water Energy Nexus

Cooperation partner: The Swiss Competence Center for Energy Research – Supply of Electricity (SCCER SoE)

Dates: Wednesday 13th December 2017 (9:00-18:00)
Venue: Main Building HG, Room D 7.1 and D 1.2, ETH Zürich
Contacts: Tom Kober [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.], +41 56 310 2631

8.30 – 9:00

9:00 – 9:15 Welcome
Tom Kober, Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland

9:15 – 11:00

Session 1 (Main Building HG, Room D 7.1)
Paolo Burlando , Institute of Environmental Engineering, ETH Zürich Integrated Modelling of Hydropower Systems and the Water-Energy-Food Nexus
Gary Goldstein, DecisionWare, LLC - on behalf of the World Bank, United States The Importance of the Water-Energy Nexus for Emerging Countries
Monica Alejandra Altamirano, Deltares, Netherlands Developing a multi-scale approach for the quantification and analysis of the trade-offs in the nexus. A nexus stress test for investments in water, energy and food sectors

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 – 13:00

Session 2 (Main Building HG, Room D 7.1)
Morten Andreas Dahl Larsen, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark Data Challenges for Analysing the Water-Energy Nexus
Sofia Simões, CENSE DCEA-FCT/Universidade NOVA, Portugal Enhancement of the ETSAP E-Techs Database with water consumption and withdrawal data
Rocco De Miglio, E4SMA Ltd., Italy and Wouter Nijs, EU JRC, Netherlands The new water module of the JRC-EU-TIMES model

13:00 – 14:00


14:00 – 16:00

Session 3 (Main Building HG, Room D 1.2)
Vignesh Sridharan, The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden Climate, Land, Energy and Water Nexus (CLEWs) – Integrated resource assessment at different scales
Victor Nechifor, University College London, United Kingdom Energy mix data for global economic analysis of water scarcity impacts
Sofia Simões, CENSE DCEA-FCT/Universidade NOVA, Portugal Assessing water needs for power production in Iberian Peninsula at watershed level
Luis Dias, CENSE FCT-UNL, Portugal The use of TIMES to model city water and energy systems – Insights from the application to Evora and Almada municipalities

16:00 – 16:30

Coffee break

16:30 – 18:00

Session 4 (Main Building HG, Room D 1.2)
Helena Cabal, CIEMAT, Spain Impact of the Spanish electricity system transition on water resources using energy modelling and life cycle assessment
Marat Karatayev, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Kazakhstan Impact of future energy policy on water resources in Kazakhstan
Vera Sehn, University of Stuttgart, Germany Energy-Water-Land Nexus in Germany