Biggest Electrical Power Plant on Earth is in Brazil/Paraguay

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    Biggest Electrical Power Plant on Earth is in Brazil/Paraguay

    ITAIPU- Largest power plant on the Earth- 12600 MW of Hydropower


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    Total view of the IT AIPU power plant
    Left part shows overflow (spillway), the power station is located in the middle.

    At the bottom of the 196 m tall dam , t he white tubes are containing the inlets for the 18 turbines (715 MW each).
     
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    On top of the 7.6 km dam , a 12 800 000 m³ of concrete was used for the project ITAIPU.
     
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    The lake created by ITAPU dam . Its area reaches 1 350 km 2 , its length 170 km and its average width 7 km.
     
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    Inside the ITAIPU Powerhouse
    Dimensions: length: 986 m, maximum height: 112 m and width: 99m.
    The red line on the floor indicates the border ofBrazil and Paraguay .
     
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    this information is wrong-->the chinese three gorges dam is the largest hydro power station and will be generating more than 22000 MW currently generating 15000 mw
     

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