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Public-images-osm logo.svg plant:source = hydro
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Hydroelectric power station Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: power
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Useful combination
Status: de facto

 Hydroelectricity is the term referring to electricity generated by hydropower; the production of electrical power through the use of the gravitational force of falling or flowing water. It is the most widely used form of renewable energy.

How to map

For a enclosed power plant, draw the outline area and add:

In the case of plant:method=water-pumped-storage, the plant:storage=* tag can be used to record the maximum amount of energy stored.

See also