The Top 100 - Part III
The World's Largest Power Plants

No 51 - Laxiwa 4,266 MW
China

Photograph courtesy of CPNN.com.cn

No 52 - Three Gorges UPP 4,260 MW
China

Photograph courtesy of China Water Conservancy and Hydropower Engineering Network

No 53 - Ghazlan 4,256 MW
Saudi Arabia

Photograph courtesy of Saudi Electricity Co

No 54 - Datan 4,200 MW
Taiwan

Photograph courtesy of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

No 55 - Huaneng Yuhuan  4,200 MW
China

Photograph courtesy of CPI Yuanda

No 56 - Mailiao 4,200 MW
Taiwan

Photograph courtesy of Mailiao Power Co

No 57 - Mundra UMPP 4,150 MW
India

Photograph courtesy of Tata Power Co

No 58 - Huaneng Haimen 4,144 MW
South Africa

Photograph courtesy of Beijing Hengxinchengda Engineering Cost Consultative Firm Co Ltd

No 59 - Kendal 4,116 MW
South Africa

Photograph courtesy of Eskom

No 60 - Castle Peak 4,110 MW
China

Photograph courtesy of CLP Group

No 61 - Majuba 4,110 MW
South Africa

Photograph courtesy of Babcock-Hitachi Europe

No 62 - Hekinan 4,100 MW
Japan

Photograph courtesy of Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries

No 63 - Taean 4,100 MW
South Korea

Photograph courtesy of Korea Electric Power Co

No 64 - Dangjin 4,075 MW
South Korea

Photograph courtesy of Korea East-West Power Co

No 65 - Xiangjiaba 4,048 MW
China

Photograph courtesy of China Yangtze Power Co Ltd

No 66 - W A Parish 4,044 MW
USA

Photograph courtesy of Power

No 67 - Balakovo 4,000 MW
Russia

Photograph courtesy of Rosenergoatom

No 68 - Ekibastuz-1 4,000 MW
Kazakhstan

Photograph courtesy of AES Ekibastuz

No 69 - Hadong 4,000 MW
South Korea

Photograph courtesy of Doosan

No 70 - Kalinin 4,000 MW
Russia

Photograph courtesy of Rosatom

No 71 - Kursk 4,000 MW
Russia

Photograph courtesy of Rosenergoatom

No 72 -Leningrad 4,000 MW
Russia

Photograph courtesy of Leningrad NPP

No 73 - Drax 3,990 MW
England

Photograph courtesy of Drax Group plc

No 74 - Matimba 3,990 MW
South Africa

Photograph courtesy of Eskom

   

No 75 - Chita 3,968 MW
Japan

Photograph courtesy of Chubu Electric Power Co

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Note:  The Top 100 listing is updated on a quarterly basis. Megawatt values are the sum of the gross capacity (MWe) of generating units in operation, shutdown units, and deactivated units of any size or technology at the plant site. The information is the most recent readily available and deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Comments or better-quality photographs are welcome and should be directed to industcards@aol.com.

Data source: Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 01-Jan-2014

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