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Hydroelectricity is currently the largest renewable source for power generation

Hydroelectricity is currently the largest renewable source for power generation in the world. Hydropower’s share in total electricity generation is expected to remain around 16% through 2035. In Latin America and the Caribbean, hydropower provides some 65% of all electricity generated (even more in Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Paraguay and Venezuela); the world average is 16%.

 

Last update:06 Feb 2014