arge dams, but it can also be produced by a running river or a canal conduit. The force of these water sources are great enough to create power.
Large, utility-scale dams are located in California, Oregon an Washington. There are close to 100,000 dams in the united states but less than 2,500 product electricity.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Hydropower Vision Report found that hydropower can sustainably grow its current 101 gigawatts (GW) of capacity by nearly 50 GW by 2050.
Read the Hyrdopower Market Report provided by EIA HERE.