US Energy Production

In: Interactive Science

16 Aug 2011

“More than half of the energy produced in the U.S. isn’t put to use.” A lovely interactive sankey diagram of energy production and waste. As you rollover the diagram it highlights different flows. (via)

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Steven Zalesch

August 16th, 2011 at 12:34 pm

In common English, ‘waste’ means something that could have been constructively used but that was not. In thermodynamics, ‘waste’ includes things that could not possibly have been used.

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