California drought could reduce hydroelectric generation to half of normal levels

California drought could reduce hydroelectric generation to half of normal levels
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01.06.2022

As part of a supplement to our Short-Term Energy Outlook, we analyzed how drought conditions could affect hydroelectric generation in California this summer. California hydroelectric generation would be 48% less this summer in an alternative case that assumes drought conditions compared with a case that assumes relatively normal water conditions. This shortfall would need to be made up from other sources of electric power supply.

Full article at eia.gov

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