03 Aug '11, 8am

Water Shortage, Critical for Non-Wind Power

Water Shortage, Critical for Non-Wind Power

Steve Sawyer, Secretary General to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC,) says, “”The global power sector is the largest industrial water user, and it has to start addressing the issue of water consumption, especially in the light of rising electricity demand, and increasing droughts created by the world’s changing climate … “To mitigate climate change, the power sector not only needs to become CO2 free, but also dramatically reduce its water consumption.” U.N. World Water Day is held annually on March 22, and in partnership with the GWEC, stresses the benefits of wind technology. Alternatives also exist in the form of

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/08/03/water-shortage-critic...

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