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Blog: How can we improve hydropower technologies?

To achieve growth in hydropower, innovation is needed to improve technologies, writes Simon Hamlyn, CEO of the British Hydropower Association.

Hydropower is one of the world’s leading sources for power generation and currently generates a significant percentage of our electricity worldwide. It is considered to be the most flexible and consistent renewable energy source because it has low operational and maintenance costs and on average, a scheme can last around 80 to 100 years, with very little maintenance.

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