What Is Hydropower & Where Does It Come From?

Did you know that hydroelectric power is currently the largest producer of renewable electricity in the country, generating around 6.4% of the nation’s total electricity in 2016 as well as 43.94% of the total renewable electricity generation? Understanding how hydropower can reduce greenhouse emissions while saving money is an important statistic to consider as the country evolves to find new energy solutions.

This infographic is titled “What is Hydropower and Where Does it Come From?” It explores how the United States currently uses hydropower, as well as pros and cons of the energy source.