Video // The Energy-Water Nexus: Balancing Electricity Needs and Environmental Concerns

Video of Keynote Address: Linda Church Ciocci, Executive Director, National Hydropower Association. The 17th Annual NCAC Washington Energy Policy Conference.

The availability of clean and reliable water resources is a critical issue across the North America and throughout the world. Electricity production is the second largest consumer of water in the United States, after agriculture. 

About the conference

The 17th Annual NCAC Washington Energy Policy Conference examined the energy-water nexus with a specific focus on water management issues relative to electric power generation and highlighted some of the most central issues related to water and electricity use: the technological opportunities and financial challenges of; the regulatory and environmental outlooks; and insights into the regional U.S. and international dynamics.


Apr 2013

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