From Moonscape To Lake District: East Germany's Coal Mines

Breaking Energy has been focusing on the energy-water nexus today in our coverage in recognition of UN World Water Day, which occurred this past Saturday. The infographic helps visualize the volumes of water used to generate electricity from various sources. In addition to power generation, water is used to produce oil, gas, coal, biofuels and most raw energy-related commodities.

water day infographic

 Infographic courtesy of PURE Energies.

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  • CCwriter

    You overlooked that it takes water to manufacture solar PV cells and panels. Not a lot, but certainly more than zero.