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Technology Assessment System Of Seawater Desalination By Means Of Renewable Energy Sources To Supply Rural Arid-coastal Zones Of Baja California, Mexico

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/EENV030151

Volume

62

Pages

10

Published

2003

Size

612.15 kb

Author(s)

A. L. Quintanilla-Montoya, M. G. Hernández-Lucero, R. I. Rojas-Caldelas & S. I. Larios-Castillo

Abstract

Technology assessment system of seawater desalination by means of renewable energy sources to supply rural arid-coastal zones of Baja California, Mexico A. L. ~uintanilla-Montoyal, M. G. ~erniindez-~ucero~, R. I. ~ojas-caldelas3 & S. I. ~arios-~astillo' 1 Instituto de Investigaciones Oceanoldgicas, Universidad Autdnoma de Baja California, Mexico 2 Facultad de Ingenieria, Universidad Autbnoma de Baja California, Mexico 3 Facultad de Arquitectura, Universidad Autdnoma de Baja California, Mexico Abstract The present study developed a technology assessment system (TAS) of seawater desalination systems driven by renewable energy sources such as solar and eolic, in order to supply drinking water to several communities located in the arid coastal zones of the Baja California peninsula in Mexico. The study of the technologies proposed, the potential use of solar and wind energy as well as the social factors and the support or rejection of the main actors involved in the implementation of such techn

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