Largest Hydroelectric Power Plant in the World


What is the largest Hydroelectric plant in the world? Here it is.

The Three Gorges Dam is the worlds largest hydroelectric power plant, in terms of its installed capacity, which can generate up to a whooping 22,500 MW. The power station consists of 32 main turbines, each having generated about 700 MW plus two small generators (50 MW each) to power the plant itself. The dam has a height and length of approximately 181 m and 2,335 m, respectively. The capacity of the reservoir is around 39.3 km3 with a catchment area of 1,000,000 km2, while the length of reservoir spans around 600 km.

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