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Environmental life cycle assessment of seawater reverse osmosis desalination plant powered by renewable energy
This paper evaluates life cycle Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions of a Seawater Reverse Osmosis (SWRO) desalination plant and assesses its performance under three power supply scenarios. A Life CycleExpand
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Technology choice and Sustainable Development
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Carbon profiles of remote Australian Indigenous communities: A base for opportunities
A decision-making model was constructed to assist remote Australian Indigenous communities select appropriate climate change mitigation programs. The Resilient Community and Livelihood AssetExpand
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Power to Gas Energy Storage System for Energy Self-sufficient Smart Cities Development
The main energy challenge in the smart cities development is the optimization of the energy system to reduce energy cost and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The low feed-in tariff offered by theExpand
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Low-carbon development in remote Indigenous communities: Applying a community-directed model to support endogenous assets and aspirations
Remote Indigenous communities in Australia, which are generally small and widely distributed across the continent, face several socio-economic disadvantages. Yet, there are also many successfulExpand
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Towards carbon neutral villages: The six-step Model
The process to achieve a carbon neutral settlement via an emissions reduction plan, following a life cycle analysis, is in five steps: 1) Understanding energy use, 2) Behaviour change programs, 3)Expand
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Verification of an emerging LCA design tool through real life performance monitoring
Recent research has demonstrated that low-emission houses often underperform, consuming more energy than predicted by their designs. Life cycle assessments (LCA) have been employed to complementExpand
Carbon Neutral Village: The Australian Model
This paper presents a model for carbon neutral land development as a mechanism to help drive innovation and emission reduction within the built environment sector. The carbon content model isExpand
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