The nexus era: toward an integrated, interconnected, decentralized, and prosumer future

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Abstract

In this chapter, four network factors including integration, connectedness, decentralization, and prosumption are discussed as as measures of sustainable development. We analyze nature and the human condition with respect to these four factors before and after the Industrial Revolutions, and we explain the sustainable way forward for a prosperous future.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPolygeneration with Polystorage
Subtitle of host publicationFor Chemical and Energy Hubs
EditorsKaveh Rajab Khalilpour
Place of PublicationLondon UK
PublisherElsevier
Chapter2
Pages27-52
Number of pages26
Edition1st
ISBN (Electronic)9780128133064
ISBN (Print)9780128133071
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Keywords

  • Connectedness
  • Decentralization
  • Energy vector
  • Energy-Water-Food nexus
  • Global grid
  • Integration
  • Nexus analysis
  • Prosumer
  • Waste recycle

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