Hydropower Statistics

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Hydropower Statistics Data
Percent of world’s electricity produced by Hydropower 21 %
Total number of people that hydropower supplies with energy 1,250,000,000
Percent of U.S. energy supplied by Hydropower 9.25 %
Percent of renewable consumption provided by Hydropower in the U.S. 49 %
Total number of dams in the U.S. 80,000
Total number of dams in the U.S. that are utilized for Hydropower 2,400
Percent of efficiency hydropower turbines can achieve 95 %
Total number of countries that utilize hydropower 30 countries
Percent of electricity hydropower provides for the northwestern United States 70 %
Percent of Norway’s electricity provided by hydropower 99 %
Percent of New Zealand’s electricity provided by hydropower 75 %
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Sources: IEA, Interesting Energy, PEW Climate
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: June 25, 2016

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