The Itaipu Dam is a huge hydroelectric dam on the Paraná River between Brazil and Paraguay. It’s known for its nighttime light shows and views from the central lookout. The Production Building’s command room controls the dam's turbines. Nearby on the Paraguayan side, the Museum of the Guarani Land has exhibits on indigenous culture. Just north, the Tatí Yupí Sanctuary is a wildlife reserve with trails and birdlife.
Itaipu Binational is a world leader in clean and renewable energy having produced more than 2.6 billion Megawatt hour (MWh) since it started operating, in 1984. With 20 generating unities and 14.000 MW of installed power, Itaipu provides around 15% of the energy consumed in Brazil and 90% of the energy consumed in Paraguay.