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Hydropower – Overview and selected key issues

30 October 2017

Hydropower is the production of electricity from the use of the gravitational potential energy of falling or flowing water. It is the most widely used and the oldest form of renewable energy produced around the world. It offers flexible technology that, at its smallest, can power a single home, and at its largest can supply industry and the public with renewable electricity on a national and even regional scale.

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