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Manapouri Power Station

General Information

Beginning of works: 1963
Completion: 1969
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: machine hall:
Vaulted cavern
Function / usage: machine hall:
Electric power plant
tailrace tunnel (1):
Pressure tunnel
tailrace tunnel (2):
Pressure tunnel
Construction method: tailrace tunnel (2):
Tunnel boring machine (TBM)

Location

Location:
Coordinates: 45° 31' 17.04" S    167° 16' 40.80" E
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Technical Information

Dimensions

capacity for electric power generation 850 MW
access tunnel tunnel length 2 km
machine hall width 18 m
height 34 m
length 111 m
tailrace tunnel (1) diameter 9 m
tunnel length 10 km
tailrace tunnel (2) tunnel length 10 km

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Participants

Currently there is no information available about persons or companies having participated in this project.

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20027192
  • Date created
    01/03/2007
  • Last Update
    23/07/2014
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