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Hydroelectric power station Edit or translate this description.
Group: Power
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasmay be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: in use


 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