Top ten largest coal plants in the world

From Global Energy Monitor

As of 2020:

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.