Large

hydropower plants

Hydroelectric energy is obtained from the kinetic energy of a body of water that is converted into mechanical energy (by the rotation of an axis) through hydraulic turbines, which activate alternators that generate electrical energy, as happens in hydroelectric exploitations.

12,673 GWh

Energy

7,467,014

Inhabitants

7,147,755 tCO2-eq

Avoided Emissions

6,781 MW

Capacity

47

Power Plants

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