Bloomberg's Best Photos 2012: The Global Landscape

By Bloomberg Photos - 2012-12-17T19:40:07Z

Photograph by Dado Galdieri/Bloomberg

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Inside The Itaipu Dam

Power lines carry electricity generated by the Itaipu dam are shown in this aerial photo taken near Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, on Oct. 18, 2012. The hydroelectric dam, located on the border between Brazil and Paraguay, is owned jointly by the two countries. The dam supplies almost 17 percent of the energy consumed in Brazil and 73 percent of the Paraguayan demand, according to Itaipu Binacional, the dam's operator.

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