Electricity production from hydro sources reached 49,222 GWh in 2017 in France, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 18.0 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, electricity production from hydro sources in France reached an all time high of 78,794 GWh in 1994 and an all time low of 35,200 GWh in 1964. When compared to France's main peers, electricity production from hydro sources in Belgium amounted to 274 GWh, 19,700 GWh in Germany, 36,251 GWh in Italy and 18,480 GWh in Spain in 2017.
France has been ranked 16th within the group of 71 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from hydro sources, 3 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Sources of electricity refer to the inputs used to generate electricity.