Critical issues of desalination plants on the islands – Sicily

Water is a common good but at a high price for the smaller islands. The study “Environmental and economic costs of desalination” was illustrated in the Press Room of the Chamber of Deputies with a case study on the smaller Sicilian islands:
‱ the average cost of producing desalinated water from fixed plants is around 12 euros/m3;
‱ the Lipari and Lampedusa plants consume energy for 2.8 million euros per year, with total annual management costs exceeding 12 million euros to produce 1.5 million m3/year of water.

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Critical issues of desalination plants on the islands – Sicily2024-04-08T01:22:09+02:00

Critical issues of desalination plants on the islands – Sicily

Water is a common good but at a high price for the smaller islands. The study “Environmental and economic costs of desalination” was illustrated in the Press Room of the Chamber of Deputies with a case study on the smaller Sicilian islands:
‱ the average cost of producing desalinated water from fixed plants is around 12 euros/m3;
‱ the Lipari and Lampedusa plants consume energy for 2.8 million euros per year, with total annual management costs exceeding 12 million euros to produce 1.5 million m3/year of water.

(Source)

Critical issues of desalination plants on the islands – Sicily2024-03-10T13:01:10+01:00
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