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. Dangjin power station South Korea 37.05513, 126.5122247 6,040[1] bituminous 1996-2016 [2]
2. Taichung power station Taiwan 24.2131, 120.485 5,500 bituminous/subbituminous 1991-2006 [3]
3. Belchatow power complex Poland 51.266389, 19.330556 5,420 lignite 1981-2015 [4]
4. Datang Tuoketuo power station China 40.1952329, 111.358881 5,400 bituminous 2003-2007 [5]
5. Waigaoqiao power station China 31.355833, 121.598333 5,160 bituminous 1995-2008 [6]
6. Yeongheung power station South Korea 37.236939, 126.436092 5,080 bituminous 2004-2014 [7]
7. Guodian Beilun power station China 29.943611, 121.815833 5,060 bituminous 1991-2009 [8]
8. Taean power station South Korea 36.9055681, 126.2346268 5,050 bituminous 1995-2016 [9]
9. Guohua Taishan power station China 21.8667, 112.9228 5,000 bituminous 2003-2011 [10]
10. Jiaxing power station China 30.62804, 121.14422 5,000 bituminous 2005-2011 [8]

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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. See note 2.
  2. "온실가스 논란 속에 대용량 석탄시대 진입," 건설경제신문, 22 November 2016
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