Published on June 28th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan0
Hydropower Continues to Grow Steadily
June 28th, 2012 by Zachary Shahan
Hydropower is the grandfather of renewable energy. But it’s still growing at a steady clip. The bulk of the recent growth, as with just about everything energy related, is in China. Here’s the story from the Earth Policy Institute on sister site sustainablog:
Hydropower Continues Steady Growth (via sustainablog)
By Hayley Moller World hydroelectric power generation has risen steadily by an average 3 percent annually over the past four decades. In 2011, at 3,500 billion kilowatt-hours, hydroelectricity accounted for roughly 16 percent of global electricity generation, almost all produced by the world’s 45…
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