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Interior of the machine hall of the Cruachan Power Station, Scotland, UK, showing the water in entry valve of one of the four hydro turbines. This pumped-storage hydroelectric power station takes water between Cruachan Reservoir to Loch Awe, a height difference of 396 metres. The turbine hall is located inside Ben Cruachan, a 1126 metres high mountain. It houses four Francis turbines, which operate both as pumps and generators, capable of generating 440 MegaWatts of electricity.
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