Hydroelectric Nations: Some nations like Norway, Brazil and the Democratic Republic of Congo utilize 90% and more to meet their electricity demands from hydroelectric power plants.
Washington’s Energy: It is the state of largest consumer hydroelectric power in the United States. Almost 58 million watts of hydroelectricity is consumed in 2009, Oregon which is more than double and is considered the second largest state consumer.
Hoover Dam: It provides hydro electrical power for 1.7 million people in Arizona, California and Nevada. It is considered as an engineering milestone. It is named as Herbert Hoover who is the U.S president who helped to make this project happen.
According to the International Hydropower Association, more than 30GW of new hydropower capacity was commissioned by the investment of Asia, Africa and South America.
Three large projects were in construction in Brazil, Amazon region which can provide 22GW of electricity generation totally.