Story: Hydroelectricity

Hydroelectric stations, South Island

New Zealand’s extensive river and lake systems made hydroelectricity an obvious power source. The stations shown here are those generating 10 megawatts or more in the South Island.

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John E. Martin, 'Hydroelectricity - Hydroelectricity development', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/23764/hydroelectric-stations-south-island (accessed 17 December 2019)

Story by John E. Martin, published 11 Mar 2010