Sharp increase in hydropower generation


Hydropower generation surged by 27.5% year-on-year in 2018, to the second highest level on record since 2007. This jump in production is explained by surplus rainfall that climbed as high as 40% in the first five months of the year.

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Increase in water reserves


Water reserves were higher than in 2017 throughout the year, except between weeks 9 and 18. Reserves ended the year up by 12.6%. They were even 45% higher than in 2017 early in the year (weeks 4 to 6) and toward the end (weeks 49 to 52).

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