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Ilha Solteira Dam

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Opening date  1973
Height  76 m (249 ft)
Opened  1973
Construction began  1967
Impounds  Paraná River
Length  5.6 km (3.5 mi)
Phone  +55 18 3743-7000
Impound  Paraná River
Ilha Solteira Dam
Location  Ilha Solteira, São Paulo, Brazil
Type of dam  Embankment, concrete portion
Address  Rod. Ms-444, Km 07, s/n, Selvíria - MS, 79590-000, Brazil
Owner  Companhia Energética de São Paulo
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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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Ilha Solteira Dam Wikipedia


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