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Re: Now build a few dozen more...

Hey, MonkeyCee the hydro plants in New Zealand that have been mothballed or dismantled were all old and small and most were closed down over 60 years ago and were under 1 MW. Most of the current shutdown plants were thermal.

Current capacity

5452 MW Hydro

2413 MW Thermal

1014 MW Geothermal

685 MW Wind

68 MW Bio

Planned capacity

3400 MW Wind

1000 MW Thermal

285 MW Hydro

250 MW Geothermal

210 MW Tidal

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