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Hydropower: Solar and Wind’s Big Brother is Picking Up a Bigger Share of the Load

May 17, 2013

These days, when we talk about renewable energy, we mostly talk about wind and solar, followed by various biofuels, hydrogen, and geothermal. We almost never hear anything about hydropower, despite the fact the fact that hydropower is by far our largest source of renewable energy, providing a full 7 percent of our electricity needs. That’s because most of the action has been in these other areas which have experienced enormous growth rates, starting, as they have, from humble origins. Read More