The environment is affected in different ways as the energy industry is trying to get the energy needed. The impact of energy transformation on the environment varies from one source to another. During any particular energy transformation, the energy is lost as heat to the environment. However, there has been increasing awareness by energy industry on protecting the environment, and thus is in the process of reducing its impact in the long-term (European Environment Agency & AEA Technology Environment, 2002).
Effects of Electricity Generation and Transmission on the Environment
All the methods employed for converting energy to generate electricity have various effects on the environment. These impacts can either ...