The Covid-19 crisis has underlined the hydropower sector’s resilience and its critical role in delivering clean, reliable and affordable energy, especially at times of crisis.
The world added 15.6 GW in hydropower installed capacity in 2019. This represents an annual rise of 1.2 per cent, but is down on the 21.8 GW recorded in 2018.
India has overtaken Japan as the fifth largest world hydropower producer with its total installed capacity now standing at over 50 GW. Read the press release