Electric Power

Itaipu (Usina Hidrelétrica de Itaipu)

Itaipu - Usina Hidrelétrica de Itaipu

Hydroelectric power plant that has 20 generator units and an installed power of 14,000MW. The dam is second only to China's Three Gorges Dam, with a total electric generating capacity of 22,500MW. Itaipú is a Latin American asset controlled by the Brazilian and Paraguayan governments. In 2012, the Itaipu generated 98.3 billion kWh. The purpose of the Entity is to make use of the water resources of Parana river between Guaira and the mouth of Iguaçu River, which belong as a condominium to both countries, by constructing and operating a hydroelectric plant with total available capacity of 14 million kW. It generates electricity with social and environmental responsibility, fostering economic, tourist and technological sustained development in Brazil and Paraguay.

Itaipu Data & Contacts

Name Itaipu
Address Avda. Tancredo Neves # 6731
City Foz do Iguaçu , Paraná
Fax 55-45-35203015
Website http://www.itaipu.gov.br/
Sector Electric Power
Subsector Generation - Hydro

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