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Nigeria has between 1 and 5 Gigawatt Hydropower Capacity

As at today, according to the International Hydropower association, Nigeria has hydropower capacity between 1 and 5 Gigawatt. An interactive map was created for the world’s hydropower installed capacity. This interactive map below shows the latest available data for national hydropower installed capacities. In many countries these numbers are reflective of primary published material at the end of the year advised.

By clicking on each country a pop up will show the latest available data as well as other useful sector information. Also please note the the map can be further analysed and shared through the menu’s on the top menu bar.

You can view the interactive map

With the amount of water resources Nigeria has, we should have hydropower capacity at least between 5 and 10 Gigawatt.