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Energy and water scarcity are connected challenges

 

Solving the Twin Crises of Energy and Water Scarcity

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Few people realize the important role water plays in our daily energy use, or the energy required to heat, treat, and supply water. Powering one 60-watt bulb for 12 hours a day over the course of a year can require 11,000 to 22,000 litres of water — enough to fill a large tanker truck. Meanwhile, the electricity used for water treatment can be as much as one-third of a city’s energy bill.

READ MORE BY CLICKING HERE:  https://hbr.org/2016/01/why-energy-and-water-scarcity-are-connected-challenges

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