Hydropower's digital evolution can help stabilize the grid

Renewable Energy World: The world is transitioning to a low-carbon future where renewable resources supply a larger portion of electricity. Many renewable resources, such as solar and wind, are variable in nature, raising questions over how to ensure grid stability.

The issue of variability sets the stage for a revitalization of the world’s oldest and largest renewable energy source: hydropower. At present, hydropower accounts for 58% of the world’s total renewable mix, according to Accenture analysis of 2019 statistics from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

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