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Hydroelectric power generation, Peru

China (8 mtoe) and Brazil (4 mtoe) posted the largest contributions. European generation rebounded by 9.8% (12.9 mtoe), almost offsetting its steep decline in the previous year.

 

Asia Pacific’s global share has increased significantly in recent years: in 2018 Asia Pacific accounted for 41% of global consumption. 20 years ago it accounted for only 20%.

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