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

No 76 - Matimba 3,990 MW
South Africa

Photograph courtesy of Eskom

No 77 - Chita 3,968 MW
Japan

Photograph courtesy of Chubu Electric Power Co

No 78 - Ligang 3,960 MW
China

Photograph courtesy of CITIC Pacific Ltd

No 79 - Ust-Ilimsk 3,920 MW
Russia

Photograph courtesy of RAO UES

No 80 - Darlington 3,908 MW
Canada

Photograph courtesy of Ontario Hydro

81 - Ringhals 3,893 MW
Sweden

Photograph courtesy of Vattenfall

No 82 - Chiba City 3,882 MW
Japan

Photograph courtesy of Tokyo Electric Power Co Ltd

No 83 - Paulo Afonso 3,877 MW
Brazil

Photograph courtesy of CHESF

No 84 - Niederaussem 3,826 MW
Germany

Photograph courtesy of RWE

No 85 - Cruas 3,824 MW
France

Photograph by nico_d (panoramio)

No 86 - Tricastin 3,820 MW
France

Photograph by Vpe (wikimedia)

No 87 - Chinon-B 3,816 MW
France

Photograph courtesy of Areva

No 88- Blayais 3,804 MW
France

Photograph courtesy of Électricité de France

No 89 - Reftinskaya 3,800 MW
Russia

Photograph courtesy of RAO UESR

No 90 - Lamma 3,796 MW
China

Photograph courtesy of Hongkong Electric

No 91 - West County 3,750 MW
USA

Photograph courtesy of Power

No 92 - Dampierre 3,748 MW
France

Photograph courtesy of Jozef Stefan Institute

No 93 - Bugey 3,742 MW
France

Photograph courtesy of Omega Concept

No 94 - Datong-II 3,720 MW
China

Photograph courtesy of China Guodian Corp

No 95 - Shangdu 3,720 MW
China

Photograph courtesy of China Huaneng

No 96 - Lethabo 3,708 MW
South Africa

Photograph courtesy of Eskom

No 97 - Martin County 3,705 MW
USA

Photograph courtesy of FPL

No 98 - Tutuka 3,654 MW
South Africa

Photograph by Stefan Schloehmer

No 99 - Ratchaburi  3,645 MW
Thailand

Photograph courtesy of Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Holding plc

   

No 100 - Hamaoka  3,617 MW
Japan

Photograph courtesy of Chubu Electric Power Co Inc

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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 04-May-2014

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