Compelo Energy is using cookies

We use them to give you the best experience. If you continue using our website, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website.

ContinueLearn More

Small hydro in China

In 2006, the total installed capacity for the country was 622GW, of which 20% was hydro power, or 124GW. By 2010 installed capacity will reach 950GW, a rise of 53%, with hydro capacity increasing to 210GW, an increase of 70%.

Total hydro power Small hydro
Theoretical potential 676GW 170GW
Technically feasible 493GW
Economically feasible 378GW 120GW