TITLE

II. Contribution of hydropower to the energy mix

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Hydropower Report: Large & Small Hydropower;2005, Vol. 1, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Market Research Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on the contribution of hydropower to primary energy supply. Total global primary energy supply in 2002; Importance of hydropower to electricity generation; Increase in the hydropower generating capacity of the world in 2005.
ACCESSION #
17844116

 

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