Hydro energy generation
Hydropower generation has always been one of the drivers of the energy transition.
With 600 dams and more than 10% of total annual energy production, water has become the renewable energy most used by the EDF Group!
Now, find out more about the major projects aimed at optimising the efficiency of our dams, their maintenance and the security of the men and women who work on them or live nearby.
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R&D and hydropower
As the leading renewable energy in France, hydropower represents almost 10% of the electricity generated by EDF every year. In this video, François Foct, Hydropower Programme Officer for EDF R&D, returns, in images, to the challenges, advantages and innovative solutions developed by EDF R&D in this area.