Dams – Power Generation

The Largest Dam in The World

In 2012, the Three Gorges Dam in China took over the #1 spot of the largest hydroelectric dam (in electricity production), replacing the Itaipúhydroelectric power plant in Brazil and Paraguay. The Three Gorges Dam has a generating capacity of 22,500 megawatts (MW) compared to 14,000 MW for the Itaipu Dam.

Orkney 3. EMEC Tidal Power | Fully Charged

In the third episode from the amazing isles of Orkney in Scotland, Robert visits EMEC’s test site in the Fall of Warness, to learn about the astounding tidal power generation systems in operation there. There’s a lot going on underneath the surface!