The most powerful hydroelectric power stations in the world

Name

Country

Capacity, Megawatts

Year

The Three Gorges

China

18200

2009

Itaipu

Brazil, Paraguay

12600

1983

Guri

Venezuela

10000

1986

Grand Couli

USA

6494

1942

Sayano-Shushenskaya,

Yenisey river

Russia

6400

1989

Krasnoyarsk,

Yenisey river

Russia

6000

1968 - 1972

Churchill Falls

Canada

5428

1971

Le Grande 2

Canada

5328

1979

Source: International Hydropower Association

 

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