Energy and Climate

Western United States

Energy and Water in the Western and Texas Interconnects

On March 23, 2011, in

Background Objectives Tasks Benefits/Outcomes Collaborators Links Documents Water Scarcity Impacts Energy Production In the United States the energy sector accounts for approximately 41% of daily fresh water withdrawals and 49% of total overall daily water withdrawals for the following energy-related uses: Hydroelectric power generation Thermoelectric power plant cooling and air emissions control Energy-resource extraction, refining, […]