Largest Dams in South America by Reservoir Volume

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Largest Dams in South America by Reservoir Volume - the largest dam by reservoir volume is Guri Dam of Venezuela holds up a reservoir of 135 billion m3. At second, is the Tucuruí Dam of Brazil holding up to 45 billion m3 of water, followed by Itaipu Dam of Brazil-Paraguay which holds up a reservoir of 29 billion m3.

 Compare Guri Dam with Santo Antônio Dam from Brazil.


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Guri Dam.   

3rd Largest hydroelectric dam in South America. Guri Dam of Venezuela is the third-largest hydroelectric dam in South America with an installed capacity of 10,235MW. Completed in 1978, the 162-meter tall dam has a structural volume of 29.80 million m3 and holds up to 135 billion m3 of water.

 

 Compare Guri Dam with Ilha Solteira Dam from South America.

 Compare Guri Dam with Santo Antônio Dam from South America.

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Tucuruí Dam.   

Located in Brazil, Tucuruí Dam is a 78-meter tall dam with an installed capacity of 8,370MW. Completed in 1984, Tucuruí Dam can hold up to 45 billion m3 of water.

 

 Compare Tucuruí Dam with Belo Monte Dam from South America.

 Compare Tucuruí Dam with Irapé Dam from South America.

Tucuruí Dam - Brazil (Youtube/u b)

Itaipu Dam.   

2nd largest hydroelectric dam in the world. Itaipu Dam of Brazil-Paraguay is the second-largest hydroelectric dam in the world with an installed capacity of 14,000MW. Completed in 1984, the 196-meter tall dam has a structural volume of 12.30 million m3 and holds up to 29 billion m3 of water.

 

 Compare Itaipu Dam with Ilha Solteira Dam from South America.

 Compare Itaipu Dam with Campos Novos Dam from South America.

Itaipù Dam: the world's largest generator of renewable clean energy (credit: Youtube/Total)

Ilha Solteira Dam.   

Located in Brazil, Ilha Solteira Dam is a 76-meter tall dam with an installed capacity of 3,444MW. Completed in 1973, Ilha Solteira Dam can hold up to 21.20 billion m3 of water.

 

 Compare Ilha Solteira Dam with Jirau Dam from South America.

 Compare Ilha Solteira Dam with Tucuruí Dam from South America.

Jupiá and Ilha Solteira modernization process (Youtube/CTG Brasil)

 


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