Dataset Open Access
The dataset contains projections of fresh water withdrawal and consumption from the European energy sector on NUTS2 level by 2050 following EU Energy Reference Scenario 2016.
The energy sector in this scope includes energy production (production of coal, oil and gas) and energy transformation in oil refineries and power plants (nuclear, solid fuels, oil, gas, biomass and geothermal).
The information in provided on NUTS 2 level following the NUTS2 2013 definition.
The dataset is explained in more detail in the report Projected fresh water use from the European energy sector.
Water withdrawal and consumption by the energy sector in EU28.xlsx
Medarac, H., Magagna, D. and Hidalgo González, I., Projected fresh water use from the European energy sector, EUR 29438 EN, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 2018, ISBN 978-92-79-97250-8 (online), doi:10.2760/30414 (online), JRC113696