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Hydroelectricity

World hydroelectric power generation rose by 5 mtoe, just 0.9%, compared with the 10-year average of 2.9%
Porąbka hydroelectric power plant, Poland

The US (7 mtoe) provided the largest increment. China’s growth was the slowest since 2011, while European output declined by 10.5% (-16 mtoe).

Hydro consumption by region (million tonnes oil equivalent)
Hydro consumption by region (million tonnes oil equivalent)