Top ten largest coal plants in the world

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Rank Station Country Coordinates (Lat, Long) Capacity (MW) Type of coal Year(s) built References
1. Taichung power station Taiwan 24.2131, 120.485 5,500 bituminous/subbituminous 1991-2006 [1]
2. Datang Tuoketuo power station China 40.1952329, 111.358881 5,400 bituminous 2003-2007 [2]
3. Belchatow power complex Poland 51.266389, 19.330556 5,300 lignite 1981-2011 [3]
4. Waigaoqiao power station China 31.355833, 121.598333 5,160 bituminous 1995-2008 [4]
5. Yeongheung power station South Korea 37.236939, 126.436092 5,080 bituminous 2004-2014 [5]
6. Guodian Beilun power station China 29.943611, 121.815833 5,060 bituminous 1991-2009 [6]
7. Guohua Taishan power station China 21.8667, 112.9228 5,000 bituminous 2003-2011 [7]
8. Jiaxing power station China 30.62804, 121.14422 5,000 bituminous 2005-2011 [6]
9. Mundra Thermal Power Project (Adani) India 22.8235448, 69.5574957 4,620 bituminous 2009-2012 [8]
10. Zouxian power station China 36.113611, 120.327778 4,540 bituminous 1985-2007 [9]

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  8. "Adani power synchronizes country's 1st super critical unit," Economic Times, 23 December 2010
  9. Power stations in China US DoJ, accessed October 2016