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List of largest hydroelectric power stations

22-MAY-2013 12:03
    Rank Name Country Installed Capacity (MW)
    1 Three Gorges Dam  People's Republic of China 22,500
    2 Itaipu Dam  Brazil  Paraguay 14,000
    3 Guri  Venezuela 10,200
    4 Tucuruí  Brazil 8,370
    5 Grand Coulee  United States 6,809
    6 Longtan Dam  People's Republic of China 6,426
    7 Krasnoyarskaya  Russia 6,000
    8 Robert-Bourassa  Canada 5,616
    9 Churchill Falls  Canada 5,428
    10 Bratskaya  Russia 4,500
    11 Laxiwa Dam  People's Republic of China 4,200
    11 Xiaowan Dam  People's Republic of China 4,200
    13 Ust Ilimskaya  Russia 3,840
    13 Sayano Shushenskaya  Russia 3,840
    15 Tarbela Dam  Pakistan 3,478
    16 Ilha Solteira Dam  Brazil 3,444
    17 Ertan Dam  People's Republic of China 3,300
    17 Pubugou Dam  People's Republic of China 3,300
    19 Macagua  Venezuela 3,167.5
    20 Xingó Dam  Brazil 3,162
    21 Yaciretá  Argentina  Paraguay 3,100
    22 Nurek Dam  Tajikistan 3,015
    23 Bath County PSP  United States 3,003
    24 Goupitan Dam  People's Republic of China 3,000
    25 W. A. C. Bennett Dam  Canada 2,820
    26 La Grande-4  Canada 2,779
    27 Gezhouba Dam  People's Republic of China 2,715
    28 Manic-5 and Manic-5-PA  Canada 2,656
    29 Chief Joseph Dam  United States 2,620
    30 Volzhskaya (Volgogradskaya)  Russia 2,582.5
    31 Niagara Falls (US)  United States 2,525
    32 Revelstoke Dam  Canada 2,480
    33 Paulo Afonso IV  Brazil 2,462.4
    34 Chicoasén (Manuel M. Torres) Dam  Mexico 2,430
    35 La Grande-3  Canada 2,418
    36 Atatürk Dam  Turkey 2,400
    36 Jinanqiao Dam  People's Republic of China 2,400
    36 Sơn La Dam  Vietnam 2,400
    36 Bakun Dam  Malaysia 2,400
    36 Liyuan Dam  People's Republic of China 2,400
    36 Guandi Dam  People's Republic of China 2,400
    42 Zhiguliovskaya (Samarskaya)  Russia 2,335
    43 Karun III Dam  Iran 2,280
    44 Iron Gates-I  Romania  Serbia 2,192
    45 Caruachi  Venezuela 2,160
    45 John Day Dam  United States 2,160
    47 La Grande-2-A  Canada 2,106
    48 Aswan  Egypt 2,100
    49 Itumbiara  Brazil 2,082
    50 Hoover Dam  United States 2,080
    51 Cleuson-Dixence Complex  Switzerland 2,069
    52 Cahora Bassa  Mozambique 2,025
    53 Bureya Dam  Russia 2,010
    54 Lijiaxia Dam  People's Republic of China 2,000
    55 Karun I Dam  Iran 2,000
    56 Masjed Soleyman Dam  Iran 2,000

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