Engineering Marvel

Itaipu Dam

The mighty Paraná River located on the border between Brazil and Paraguay is harnessed by one of the largest operational hydroelectric energy producer in the world, the Itaipu Dam. The name“Itaipu” was taken from an isle that existed near the construction site. In the Guarani language, Itaipu means ‘the sounding stone’. The plant is operated by Itaipu Binacional and has an installed generation capacity of 14GW, with 20 generating units providing 700MW each with a hydraulic design head of 118m (387ft).

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