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Industrial Info Resources

January 07, 2015 06:00 ET

West Coast Leads U.S. in Hydropower Spending, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwired - Jan 7, 2015) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- While hydropower projects are scattered throughout the U.S., there is a tremendous concentration of this form of renewable energy in California and the Pacific Northwest. The U.S. Energy Information Administration states that more than half of U.S. hydroelectric capacity is located in the states of Washington, Oregon and California, and these states are definitely remaining on course as leaders in the sector. According to Industrial Info's North American Power Industry Database, about $21 billion of the $54 billion in active hydropower projects in the continental U.S. are in these three states.

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