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Powerhouse
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The Powerhouse concentrates the electromechanical equipment responsible for generating electricity at Itaipu. This equipment comprises the scroll casing, the turbine, the generator, the excitation system and the speed governor.

 

 

Number of generator units 20
Length 968 m
Width 99 m
Height 112 m
Deck elevation 144 m
Elevation of generator floor 108 m
Spacing between units 34

     

View the location of the equipment and the main elevations:
     
01 - El. 40 - Foundation of the dam.
02 - El. 92.4 - Access to the turbine pit.
03 - El. 98.5 - Unit auxiliary service - Pure water system.
04 - El. 98.5 - Excitation system, access to the generator housing and speed governor.
05 - El. 108 - Step-up transformers.
06 - El. 108 - Generator floor and local control rooms.
07 - El. 122 - Ventilation system.
08 - El. 127.6 - Cable gallery.
09 - El. 128.2 - SF6 GIS.
10 - El. 133.2 - Main AC auxiliary service panels and diesel generators hall.
11 - El. 144 - Auxiliary service of the dam.
12 - El. 214 - Intake gate hydraulic center.