GLRPPR Sector Resource: Review of Operational Water Consumption and Withdrawal Factors for Electricity Generating Technologies
Review of Operational Water Consumption and Withdrawal Factors for Electricity Generating Technologies
This report provides estimates of operational water withdrawal and water consumption factors for electricity generating technologies in the United States. Estimates of water factors were collected from published primary literature and were not modified except for unit conversions. The presented water factors may be useful in modeling and policy analyses where reliable power plant level data are not available.
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
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