Tallest Dams in Europe

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Tallest Dams in Europe - the tallest of which is Grande Dixence Dam of Switzerland at a height of 285 meters. At second, is the 271.50-meter tall Enguri Dam of Georgia, followed by Mauvoisin Dam of Switzerland with a height of 250 meters at third.

 Compare Grande Dixence Dam with Atatürk Dam from Turkey.


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Grande Dixence Dam.   

Tallest dam in Europe. Grande Dixence Dam of Switzerland is the tallest hydroelectric dam in Europe with a height of 285 meters. Completed in 1961, Grande Dixence Dam has a structural volume of 6 million m3 and is capable of holding up to 0.40 billion m3 of water, producing up to 2,069MW of power.

 

 Compare Grande Dixence Dam with Houtribdijk from Europe.

 Compare Grande Dixence Dam with Ust-Ilimsk Hydroelectric Power Station from Europe.

The Wall | Grande Dixence Switzerland (Youtube/ds drone)

Enguri Dam.   

2nd tallest dam in Europe. Enguri Dam of Georgia is the second-tallest hydroelectric dam in Europe with a height of 271.50 meters. Completed in 1978, Enguri Dam is capable of producing up to 1,300MW of power.

 

 Compare Enguri Dam with Berke Dam from Europe.

 Compare Enguri Dam with Bratsk Hydroelectric Power Station from Europe.

Georgia: Enguri dam keeps the power flowing (Youtube/European Bank for Reconstruction and Development)

Mauvoisin Dam.   

3rd tallest dam in Europe. Mauvoisin Dam of Switzerland is the third-tallest hydroelectric dam in Europe with a height of 250 meters. Completed in 1957, Mauvoisin Dam is capable of holding up to 0.21 billion m3 of water, producing up to 363MW of power.

 

 Compare Mauvoisin Dam with Almendra Dam from Europe.

 Compare Mauvoisin Dam with Bratsk Hydroelectric Power Station from Europe.

Mauvoisin (Youtube/ Diogo Marques)

Deriner Dam.   

Located in Turkey, Deriner Dam is a 249-meter tall dam with a structural volume of 3.40 million m3. Completed in 2012, Deriner Dam can hold up to 1.97 billion m3 of water and has an installed capacity of 670MW.

 

 Compare Deriner Dam with Samara Dam from Europe.

 Compare Deriner Dam with Almendra Dam from Europe.

Deriner Dam - Europe's tallest hydroelectric dam (Youtube/ Bosch Rexroth US)

 


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