3 Gorges Dam, China

The 3 Gorges Dam, Sandouping, Yichang, Hubei, China. The Three Gorges Dam is a hydroelectric river dam that is currently under construction and expected to be operational in 2011. Construction started on the 3 Gorges Dam in 1994. Upon completion, the Dam will be the biggest hydroelectric power station in the world. With climate change and smog a major problem for China, this dam will go a long way to adressing the power shortage in that country.