Latin America & Caribbean: hydropower capacity 2018, by country

This statistic shows the leading countries based on total hydropower capacity in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2018. That year, Brazil ranked first in the region, with a hydropower energy capacity of 104,195 megawatts, followed by Venezuela, with a capacity of 15,138 megawatts.

Leading countries based on hydropower capacity in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2018

Capacity in megawatts
Brazil104,195
Venezuela15,138
Mexico12,642
Colombia11,842
Argentina11,292
Paraguay8,810
Chile6,727
Peru5,349
Ecuador4,966
Costa Rica2,373
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Source

Release date

March 2019

Region

Central and South America, Mexico

Survey time period

2018

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