List of largest hydroelectric power stations

General Knowledge Lists: Following is the list of largest hydroelectric power stations
Created On: May 22, 2013 12:03 IST
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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