Hydroelectricity production capacity in France 2008-2019

This statistic represents the total hydroelectricity production capacity in France in megawatts, from 2008 to 2019. In 2018, France's production capacity amounted to around 25,700 MW.
The same year, the total capacity of French production from renewable energies amounted to around 50,500 MW. More than half therefore came from hydroelectric facilities.

Total hydroelectricity production capacity in France between 2008 and 2019

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Release date

March 2020



Survey time period

2008 to 2019

Supplementary notes

The source adds the following information: "The data on renewable electrical capacities presented in these tables represents the capacity maximum generation of power plants and other installations using energy sources renewable to generate electricity. For most countries and technologies, the data reflect the installed and connected capacity at the end of the calendar year. "

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