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Did you know that two-thirds of the planet’s renewable electricity generation comes from hydropower’s installed capacity?

According to the 2018 Hydropower Status Report by the International Hydropower Association (IHA), this capacity continues on a growth path, increasing by 21.9GW in 2017 to reach 1,267GW, producing an estimated 4,185TWh.

This article first appeared in ESI-Africa Edition 3, 2018. It will be published online on 14 September 2018.                                            

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