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Other than renewability what are two other benefits of using hydropower rather than fossil fuel as a source of electricity?

Answer

Wiki User
06/29/2008

Hydropower does not produce emissions of CO2 or other combustion products such as SO2, and the price of the power input is known and invariable once the civil engineering to build the dam etc has been completed, and not subject to fluctuation on the world market.