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

No 76 - W A Parish 4,044 MW
USA

Photograph courtesy of Power

No 77 - Drax 4,005 MW
England

Photograph courtesy of Drax Group plc

No 78 - Balakovo 4,000 MW
Russia

Photograph courtesy of Rosenergoatom

No 79 - Ekibastuz-1 4,000 MW
Kazakhstan

Photograph courtesy of AES Ekibastuz

No 80 - Guodian Taizhou 4,000 MW
China

Photograph courtesy of Jiangsu First Electric Power Construction Co

No 81 - Hadong 4,000 MW
South Korea

Photograph courtesy of Doosan

No 82 - Kalinin 4,000 MW
Russia

Photograph courtesy of Rosatom

No 83 - Kursk 4,000 MW
Russia

Photograph courtesy of Rosenergoatom

No 84 -Leningrad 4,000 MW
Russia

Photograph courtesy of Leningrad NPP

No 85 - Taean 4,000 MW
South Korea

Photograph courtesy of Korea Electric Power Co

No 86 - Matimba 3,990 MW
South Africa

Photograph courtesy of Eskom

No 87 - Chita 3,968 MW
Japan

Photograph courtesy of Chubu Electric Power Co

No 88 - Al-Qurayyah IPP 3,960 MW
Saudi Arabia

Photograph courtesy of Hajr Electricity Production Co

No 89 - Ligang 3,960 MW
China

Photograph courtesy of CITIC Pacific Ltd

No 90 - Sasan 3,960 MW
India

Photograph courtesy of www.huffingtonpost.com

No 91 - Ust-Ilimsk 3,920 MW
Russia

Photograph courtesy of RAO UES

No 92 - Ringhals 3,909 MW
Sweden

Photograph courtesy of Vattenfall

No 93 - Darlington 3,908 MW
Canada

Photograph courtesy of Ontario Hydro

No 94 - Paulo Afonso 3,877 MW
Brazil

Photograph courtesy of CHESF

No 95 - Cruas 3,824 MW
France

Photograph by nico_d (panoramio)

No 96 - Tricastin 3,820 MW
France

Photograph by Vpe (wikimedia)

No 97 - Chinon-B 3,816 MW
France

Photograph courtesy of Areva

No 98 - Blayais 3,804 MW
France

Photograph courtesy of Électricité de France

No 99 - Reftinskaya 3,800 MW
Russia

Photograph courtesy of RAO UESR

   

No 100 - Lamma 3,796 MW
China

Photograph courtesy of Hongkong Electric

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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 09-Oct-2016

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