Project paper, Cape Verde, desalination and power (SAL)
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Project paper, Cape Verde, desalination and power (SAL) proposal and recommendations for review by the Executive Committee for Project Review by

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Written in English


  • Saline water conversion -- Cape Verde Islands -- Sal Islands,
  • Energy development -- Cape Verde Islands -- Sal Islands,
  • Water resources development -- Cape Verde Islands -- Sal Islands

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Other titlesCape Verde, desalination and power (SAL).
Statementby Project Analysis Team.
SeriesSahel, documents and dissertations -- CV 004.
ContributionsSolem, Richard Ray.
LC ClassificationsTD478.6.C3 U513 1977
The Physical Object
Pagination84, [203] p.
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20967985M
LC Control Number87754827

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  Empowering Cabo Verde to Better Deliver Water and Sanitation to Its People. Ma Benjamin Edwards, MCC Program Officer for Cabo Verde Of the nine inhabited islands that make up the West African archipelago of Cabo Verde, the island of Sal is one of the : Benjamin Edwards. Removing Barriers to Energy Efficiency in Cape Verdean built environment and for appliances Page 1 United Nations Development Program Country: Cabo Verde PROJECT DOCUMENT1 Project Title: Cabo Verde Appliances & Building Energy-Efficiency Project (CABEEP) COUNTRY PROGRAMME / UNDAF Outcome(s) #4: Institutions reinforce environmental governance and. Water is already scarce on Cape Verde, a small island nation off Africa's west coast, as climate change exacerbates aridity. The government is trying to solve the problem with desalination plants.   The small, Portuguese-speaking country of Cape Verde, which is located off the western coast of Africa, has long faced extreme water shortages. With less than 50mm of rainfall a year and one of the lowest groundwater tables on the continent, the lack of water caused more than , deaths in the 20th century and forced many to emigrate.

elections are scheduled for Cabo Verde received the second-highest ranking in Africa for performance in governance in 3. Cabo Verde’s successful socio-economic development during the last decade is widely recognized. Despite its vulnerability due . Using the Desalination Economic Evaluation Program developed by the International Atomic Energy Agency, we show that by , China will have the capacity to produce billion m 3 of water annually, at $/m 3, as a coproduct of electricity generation through nuclear power, provided that the country favors desalination over water diversion.   This paper provides relevant insights of desalination projects’ key factors, and to such an extent, this is a significant contribution. In this analysis, the results achieved compare possible energy solutions, mainly targeting renewable prospects, due to their impact on the total cost of produced water. Management of Concentrate from Desalination Plants provides an overview of the alternatives for managing concentrate generated by brackish water and seawater desalination plants, as well as site-specific factors involved in the selection of the most viable alternative for a given project, and the environmental permitting requirements and studies associated with their implementation.

22 hours ago  A wave-powered desalination system is also planned for Cape Verde, off the west coast of Africa. The developer, Resolute Marine Energy, claims the so-called Wave20 plant will produce drinking water at a third of the price of conventional systems. This methodology is applied to the integrated power and water supply system proposed for the island of S. Vicente, in Cape Verde. The results show that the penetration of renewable energy sources can reach 84% with a 27% decrease of power and water production costs and 67% decrease of CO2 emissions, in relation to the values foreseen for   Cape Verde has two climates: dry and parched. Droughts have killed thousands of people and forced many Cape Verdeans to leave the islands. But those who've remained have found a . In a UN-backed paper, experts estimate the freshwater output capacity of desalination plants at 95 million cubic meters per day -- equal to almost half the average flow over Niagara Falls.