Ilha Solteira Dam
|Ilha Solteira Dam|
Ilha Solteira Dam discharging water through its spillway
Location of Ilha Solteira Dam in Brazil
|Location||Ilha Solteira, São Paulo, Brazil|
|Dam and spillways|
|Type of dam||Embankment, concrete portion|
|Height||76 m (249 ft)|
|Length||5.6 km (3.5 mi)|
|Spillway type||Service, gate-controlled|
|Spillway capacity||40,000 m3/s (1,400,000 cu ft/s)|
|Creates||Ilha Solteira Reservoir|
|Total capacity||21.2 km3 (17,200,000 acre·ft)|
|Surface area||1,195 km2 (461 sq mi)|
|Turbines||20 x Francis turbines|
|Installed capacity||3,444 MW (4,618,000 hp)|
|Annual generation||17.9×109 kWh (6.4×1010 MJ) (2005)|
The Ilha Solteira Dam is an embankment dam on the Paraná River near Ilha Solteira in São Paulo, Brazil. It was constructed between 1967 and 1973 for hydroelectric power production, flood control and navigation.
The dam supports hydroelectric power plant with an installed capacity of 3,444 megawatts (4,618,000 hp). The power plant contains 20 generators with Francis turbines that are broken down into three ratings: 11 X 170 megawatts (230,000 hp), 5 X 174 megawatts (233,000 hp) and 4 X 176 megawatts (236,000 hp). In 2005, the power plant produced 17.9 billion kWh of electricity.
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