Top ten largest coal plants in the world

From Global Energy Monitor
Rank Station Country Coordinates (Lat, Long) Capacity (MW) Type of coal Year(s) built
1. Datang Tuoketuo power station China 40.1952329, 111.358881 6,720 bituminous 2003-2017
2. Taean power station South Korea 36.9055681, 126.2346268 6,100 bituminous 1995-2017
3. Dangjin power station South Korea 37.05513, 126.5122247 6,040[1] bituminous 1996-2016
4. Taichung power station Taiwan 24.2131, 120.485 5,500 bituminous/subbituminous 1991-2006
5. Belchatow power complex Poland 51.266389, 19.330556 5,420 lignite 1981-2015
6. Waigaoqiao power station China 31.355833, 121.598333 5,160 bituminous 1995-2008
7. Yeongheung power station South Korea 37.236939, 126.436092 5,080 bituminous 2004-2014
8. Guodian Beilun power station China 29.943611, 121.815833 5,060 bituminous 1991-2009
9 (tied). Guohua Taishan power station China 21.8667, 112.9228 5,000 bituminous 2003-2011
9 (tied). Jiaxing power station China 30.62804, 121.14422 5,000 bituminous 2005-2011
9 (tied). Yangxi Zhujiang power station China 21.54264, 111.67033 5,000 bituminous 2009-2020

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  1. As of late 2016, the plant was operating at 5,923 MW, according to press reports, due to turbine problems.