NRECA Electric Cooperatives & Hydroelectric
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Co-ops across the country have been using clean, renewable hydropower for more than 75 years. In addition to the roughly 10 gigawatts of hydropower purchased from federally-run dams, co-ops have developed an additional 692 megawatts of hydropower, mostly small hydro and run-of-the-river systems.

cooperatives in states utilize hydro as a source of power.

Co-op Hydro Capacity (MW)
Some co-ops sell the environmental attributes of power generated using renewable resources
Photo: Courtesy of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Cooperative Hydro Across the Country

Top G&T Co-ops (MW)
Top Distribution Co-ops (MW)

Cooperatives on Hydro

Cooperatives Using Hydro