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List of largest power stations in the world

The following page lists the

largest power stations in the world in

terms of installed electrical capacity. Non-renewable power stations are
those that run on coal, fuel oils and natural gas, while renewable power
stations run on fuel sources such as biomass, geothermal heat, hydro, solar
rays, tides, waves and the wind. Only the most significant fuel source are
listed for power stations that run on multiple sources.

1.Coal
Rank

1

2

3

4

Station

Taichung

Country

Power

Plant

Guodian

Beilun

Waigaoqiao Power
Station

Station

(MW)
24°12′46″N

Taiwan

120°28′52″E24.21278°N

5,780

120.48111°E

Power Station

Bełchatów

Capacity

Location

29°56′37″N
China

121°48′57″E29.94361°N

5,000

121.81583°E
31°21′21″N
China

121°35′54″E31.35583°N

5,000

121.59833°E
Power

Poland

51°15′59″N
19°19′50″E51.26639°N 19.33056°E

4,440

5

Zouxian

36°06′49″N

Power

China

Station

4,400

120°19′40″E36.11361°N
120.32778°E

2.Fuel oil
Rank

1

2

3

4

5

Station
Surgut-2

Country
Power

Station
Kashima

Power

Station

Russia

Capacity

Location

(MW)
61°16′46″N

73°30′45″E61.27944°N 73.5125°E

4,800

35°52′47″N
Japan

140°41′22″E35.87972°N

4,400

140.68944°E

Surgut-1

Power

Station
Hirono

Power

Station[1]

Russia

61°16′46″N
73°29′20″E61.27944°N 73.48889°E

3,280

37°14′18″N
Japan

141°01′04″E37.23833°N

3,200

141.01778°E
54°02′00″N

Ryazanskaya

Russia

Power Station

39°47′30″E54.0333333°N

2,650

39.79167°E

3.Natural gas
Rank

1

2

3

Station

Country

Kostromskaya
Power Station
Anegasaki

Power

Station

(MW)
57°27′34″N

41°10′30″E57.45944°N 41.175°E

3,600

35°29′06″N
Japan

140°01′00″E35.485°N

3,600

140.0166667°E

Sodegaura
Station

Russia

Capacity

Location

[1]

Power

Japan

3,600

4

5

Futtsu

Power

Station

[1]

Yokohama
Station

Power

[1]

Japan

3,520

Japan

3,325

4.Nuclear
Rank

1

2

3

4

5

Station

Country

Kashiwazaki-Kariwa
Nuclear Power Plant

Bruce

Nuclear

Generating Station

138°35′43″E37.42917°N

Japan

138.59528°E
04°19′31″N
Canada

81°35′58″W4.32528°N

7,276

37°05′34″N
129°23′01″E37.09278°N

Korea

Power Station

35°24′54″N
126°25′26″E35.415°N

Korea

Nuclear

5,881

129.38361°E

Nuclear South

Power Plant

8,212

81.59944°W

Plant

Gravelines

(MW)
37°25′45″N

Ulchin Nuclear Power South

Yeonggwang

Capacity

Location

5,875

126.42389°E
51°00′55″N

France

02°08′10″E51.01528°N

5,706

2.13611°E

5.Peat
Rank

1

2

Station

Shatura

Country

Power

Station
Cherepovets

Capacity

Location

(MW)
55°35′00″N

Russia

39°33′40″E55.5833333°N

1,100

39.56111°E
Russia

59°13′44″N 630

Power Station
3

4

5

37°07′30″E59.22889°N 37.125°E

Pietarsaaren
Power Station
Toppilan

Power

Station
Tver

TETS-3

Power Station

Finland

550

Finland

532
56°54′17″N

Russia

35°54′20.91″E56.90472°N

450

35.9058083°E

[edit] Renewable power stations

6.Biomass
Rank

2

3

4
5

Station

Country

Alholmens

Kraft

Power Station
Tisová

Power

Station I
Poříčí

Power

Station

Finland

Capacity

Location

(MW)
63°42′07″N

22°42′35″E63.70194°N 22.70972°E

265

Czech

184

Czech

165

Pécs Power Station Hungary

50

7.Geothermal
Rank

1

Station

Country

Cerro

Prieto

Geothermal

Power Mexico

2

3

Station
Wairakei

(MW)
32°23′57″N

Station
Hellisheidi

Capacity

Location

115°14′19″W32.39917°N

720

115.23861°W
Power

64°02′14″N
Iceland

21°24′03″W64.03722°N

300

21.40083°W
Power New

38°37′37″S 181

Station

Zealand

176°06′19″E38.62694°S
176.10528°E

4

5

Reykjanes

Power

Station

Nga

63°49′35″N
22°40′55″W63.82639°N

Iceland

150

22.68194°W
Awa

38°36′43″S

Purua New

Power Station

176°11′35″E38.61194°S

Zealand

132

176.19306°E

8.Hydroelectric
Rank

1

Station

Three
Gorges Dam

Country

111°00′08″E30.82083°N

China

Brazil

-

3

Guri Dam

Venezuela

4

Tucurui dam

Brazil

Dam

18,300

111.00222°E

Itaipu Dam

5

(MW)
30°49′15″N

2

Grand Coulee

Capacity

Location

Paraguay

25°24′31″S
54°35′21″W25.40861°S 54.58917°W
07°45′59″N 62°59′57″W7.76639°N
62.99917°W
03°49′53″S 49°38′36″W3.83139°S
49.64333°W

14,000

10,200

8,370

47°57′23″N
United States 118°58′56″W47.95639°N

6,809

118.98222°W

9.Photovoltaic
Rank

1

Station

Olmedilla
Photovoltaic Park

Country

Capacity

Location

(MW)
39°37′43″N

Spain

02°04′37″W39.62861°N
2.07694°W

60

2

3

4

5

Strasskirchen

Solar

Park
Lieberose
Photovoltaic Park
Puertollano
Photovoltaic Park
Moura

Photovoltaic

Power Station

Germany

54

Germany

53

Spain

50

Portugal

46

10.Solar
Rank

1

Station
Andasol

Country
Solar

Power Station

(MW)
37°13′43″N

03°04′07″W37.22861°N 3.06861°W

United

2

SEGS VIII

3

Nevada Solar One

4

Alvarado 1[2]

5

Spain

Capacity

Location

80

States

PS20 Solar Power
Tower

United
States

100

35°48′00″N 114°58′06″W35.8°N
114.96833°W

64

Spain

50

Spain

20

11.Tide
Rank

1

2

Station

Country

Rance Tidal Power
Station

Annapolis

Capacity

Location

(MW)
48°37′05″N

France

02°01′24″W48.61806°N

240

2.02333°W
Royal

Generating Station

44°45′07″N
Canada

65°30′40″W44.75194°N
65.51111°W

20

3

4

Jinangxia

Tidal

Power Station

[3]

Kislaya Guba Tidal
Power Station

China

3.9

Russia

69°22′37″N
33°4′34″E69.37694°N 33.07611°E

1.2

12.Wave
Rank

1

2

Station
Agucadoura
Wave Farm
Islay LIMPET

Country

Portugal

(MW)
41°25′57″N

08°50′33″W41.4325°N 8.8425°W

United
Kingdom

Capacity

Location

55°41′24″N
06°31′15″W55.69°N 6.52083°W

2.25

0.5

13.Wind
Rank

1

2

Station
Roscoe

Country

Farm

States

Horse

Hollow

Wind

Energy

Tehachapi
Pass

Wind

Farm
Capricorn
4

Ridge

Wind

Farm
San
5

Pass
Farm

(MW)

Wind United

Center

3

Capacity

Location

Gorgonio
Wind

United
States

United
States

99°59′59″W32.3166667°N

Onshore

736

Onshore

705

Onshore

663

Onshore

615

Onshore

99.99972°W
35°06′08″N
118°16′58″W35.10222°N
118.28278°W

States

States

782
32°19′00″N

United

United

Type

33°55′12″N
118°35′24″W33.92°N 118.59°W