The use of hydropower for electrical generation has grown steadily worldwide. New technologies make hydropower more efficient and less intrusive into the environment and tourist views. This article via sustainablog lays out the numbers in an easy to understand fashion.
Hydropower Continues Steady Growth (via sustainablog)
By Hayley Moller World hydroelectric power generation has risen steadily by an average 3 percent annually over the past four decades. In 2011, at 3,500 billion kilowatt-hours, hydroelectricity accounted for roughly 16 percent of global electricity generation, almost all produced by the world’s 45…
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