Hydropower is the world’s biggest source of renewable power generation with a total installed capacity of more than 1,307GW. It is expected to remain the biggest source during the period between 2019 and 2024, according to a report of the International Energy Agency (IEA). Power Technology ranks ten of the world’s biggest hydroelectric power plants by power generation capacity.
The biggest operational floating solar power plant in 2021 is in China. While China and India together account for six of the world’s ten biggest floating solar projects in various stages of development, South Korea accounts for two. Power Technology lists the ten biggest floating solar farms in the world by capacity.
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Five of the world’s top ten energy companies in 2020 are European. Most of the ten biggest power companies anticipate no significant impact on their production and distribution activities due to the COVID-19 pandemic, although revenues could be affected.
Energy infrastructure company AltaGas has closed the sale of its remaining indirect equity interest of around 55% in its hydroelectric projects in Northwest British Columbia, Canada, in a deal worth C$1.37bn ($1.04bn).