The Energy and Geology Interpretation Center is one of the largest and most impressive hydraulic architectural works in Europe in the last 50 years.
The Canelles Energy and Geology Interpretation Center is a link between the public and scientific and technical knowledge, which brings the visitor closer to the world of energy, geology and the natural environment.
The Center takes advantage of the characteristics of a unique space at the bottom of one of the most important dams in Europe, the Canelles dam, with a height of 152 m. in the Montsec mountain range.
After the visit to the Interpretation Center, a tour of the outside and inside of one of the most important power plants in Catalonia and one of the most emblematic caves, the Central de Canelles and his Black Cave.
The dam has a height of 152 m. The plant is a cave and is built inside the mountain, it has a power of 120,000 kw. (150,000 hp.) And at full load, can supply a population of about 30,000 homes. The energy produced is extracted by two 132 KV lines. and one of 25 KV. In the construction of the jump worked about 2800 people.