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The U.S. ranks 4th in hydroelectric consumption

According to British Petroleum, in 2006 the United States consumed 291.2 terrawatt hours of hydroelectric power, 9.6% of the world total. That made the U.S. rank fourth in that category. China ranked first, consuming 416.7 terrawatt hours, or 13.7% of the world total.

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