India falls behind Pakistan in top 10 countries by new hydropower capacity


India falls behind Pakistan in top 10 countries by new hydropower capacity

India fell far behind Pakistan in new hydropower installed capacity with only 535 megawatt (MW) addition in 2018, as compared to Pakistan’s 2,487 MW, according to a recent report. Out of the top 20 countries, China topped the list with the highest installation of 8,540 MW, followed by Brazil at second position with 3,866 MW.

Pakistan was ranked third, followed by Turkey with 1,085 MW new capacity addition and Angola with 668 MW, the report titled ‘2019 Hydropower Status Report’ showed. The bottom five comprised Tajikistan at 605 MW, Ecuador at 556 MW, India with 535 MW, Norway with 419 MW and Canada with 401 MW, according to the report by the International Hydropower Association. Read More

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