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Wairakei Geothermal Power Station
New Zealand

The geothermal power station starts to the north of the road, then huge stainless steel pipes transfer the superheated steam down to the generators on the south side.

It has been operating since 1958 and I think is due to be phased out over the next few years. The waste heat maintains a trout hatchery downstream.

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Uploaded: 06/01/2011
Updated: 30/09/2014
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Tags: geothermal; power; generator.
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