Water/Energy: Water is our most vital natural resource and it is impacted every day by energy use. all energy sources are dependent upon water or impact water in some way

Water/Energy

Water/Energy

Most people think of heat and power when they think about energy, but did you know that almost all energy sources are dependent upon water or impact water in some way? Think about the impact on water supply from energy use:

 

  • Water used in extraction, refining, processing and transporting
  • Used directly in hydroelectric generation
  • Used in cooling/emissions scrubbing in thermoelectric
  • Thermoelectric uses almost as much water as electric
  • When temperatures rise and people use more electricity for AC, hydroelectric dams use more water

 

 

 

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Energy Education and its Importance - Energy impacts every area of our life, but often we don't think about where it comes from and how much we are using every day. Power UP takes a look at how we use energy, where it comes from and how we can use it more responsibly.