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Leading hydro power plant operators by capacity

This month our power industry key list brings you the 15 largest hydro power plant operators globally by capacity, as ranked by GlobalData's Power Intelligence Centre. All numbers as of June 2020.

Company nameActive capacity (MW)Headquarters locationNumber of employees
Centrais Electricas Brasileiras S.A.61,344Brazil13,089
China Three Gorges Corp60,258China-
En+ Group plc30,165UK-
Engie SA25,941France160,000
Electricite de France SA23,563France162,208
State Investment Power Corp Ltd21,998China140,000
China Huaneng Group Co Ltd19,490China-
Grupo Energia Bogota SA ESP18,908Colombia342
Statkraft AS16,263Norway3,557
US Department of the Interior15,580US-
Verbund AG14,434Austria2,749
China Datang Corp14,190China-
Itaipu Binacional14,000Brazil-


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Latest (as on 25/Oct/2019)Past month value% change one month% change in a year
Crude oil, Brent (US$/bbl)62.3359.255.20-20.96
Crude oil, WTI (US$/bbl)56.9554.843.85-18.89
Crude oil, Dubai (US$/bbl)60.8458.923.26-21.01
Natural gas, US (US$/mmbtu)2.582.2215.99-13.93
Natural gas, Europe (US$/mmbtu)4.213.6814.37-55.83
Liquefied natural gas, Japan (US$/mmbtu)10.8610.860.00-3.91
Coal, Australian (US$/mt)65.7565.550.31-42.41
Coal, South African (US$/mt)61.3760.431.56-39.92

Source: Data compiled by GlobalData sourcing from commodities exchanges and the World Bank