Global hydropower potential by select country 2015

This statistic shows the energy generation potential of hydropower in leading countries in 2015. The generation potential of hydropower in China is estimated to amount to approximately 2,140 terawatt hours per year.

Energy potential from hydropower worldwide in 2015, by select country

Potential in gigawatt hours per year
China2,140,000
Russia1,670,000
Canada1,180,737
Brazil817,600
India660,000
United States528,923
Indonesia401,646
Peru395,118
Tajikistan317,000
DR Congo314,381
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Sources

Release date

October 2016

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2015

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