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The Itaipu Hydroelectric Dam Project, Brazil

Plant Type

Hydro power plant

Location

Between Brazil and Paraguay

Construction Began

1971

Opening Date

5 May 1984

Installed Generation Capacity

14GW

Impounds

Paraná River

Construction Cost

$19.6bn

Annual Generation

94.7 billion kWh (2008)

Length

7,919m

Height

196m

Operator

Itaipu Binacional

Power Transmitters

Furnas Centrais Elétricas, Administración Nacional de Electricidad

Consultants (Viability Studies)

IECO, ELC Electroconsult

Number of Generating Units

20

Length

968m

Width

99m

Height

112m
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