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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.
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.
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.
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.