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The Wind/Water Nexus

The Wind/Water Nexus

File: The Wind/Water Nexus

Date: 4/1/2006

Nobel laureate Richard Smalley cited energy and water as among humanity's top problems for the next 50 years as the world's population increases from 6.3 billion to 9 billion. The U.S. Department of Energy's Wind and Water Power Program has initiated an effort to explore wind energy's role as a technical solution to this critically important issue in the United States and the world. This fact sheet outlines five areas in which wind energy can contribute.

This information was last updated on April 11, 2006