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Number of hydroelectric plants in Italy
Over recent years, the number of hydroelectric plants has not changed significantly. Compared to 2014, there has been an increase of 7.6%, equal to 261 new plants, prevalently small sized (installed power of less than 1 MW). New plants commissioned during 2015 are mainly powered by flowing water.
Source: GSE, Rapporto Statistico “Energia da Fonti Rinnovabili in Italia – 2015”