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Daily MWh nametypelocationnotebarrels of oil equivalentMWcapacity factoroperational hours per daysource namesource datesource 1 URLsource 2 URL
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3Chernobyl SolarSolarUkraineOn the site of the former nuclear reactor0124%16Solar Chernobylhttps://solarchernobyl.com/#!/up
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637Solarpark MeuroSolarGermany5516624%16Canadian Solarhttp://canadiansolar.gcs-web.com/
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920Tesla's proposed virtual power plantSolar
South Australia
50,000 homes with solar panels and battery storage7925023%16The Verge2018https://virtualpowerplant.sa.gov.au/virtual-power-planthttps://www.theverge.com/2018/2/5/16973270/tesla-south-australia-worlds-largest-virtual-power-plant
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1,280Quaid-e-AzamSolarPakistanNamed in honor of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan. Criticised for the amount of water used to keep its panels clean and efficient.11040020%16Our World in Datahttps://ourworldindata.org/scale-for-electricity
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1,760TopazSolarUSA15255020%16Our World in Datahttps://ourworldindata.org/scale-for-electricity
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2,025Agua Caliente SolarUSAArizona17529029.10%24First Solarhttp://www.firstsolar.com/Resources/Projects/Agua-Caliente-Solar-Project
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2,466KamuthiSolarIndia"150,000" homes21364824%16Uni Indiahttp://www.uniindia.com/world-s-largest-solar-project-starts-feeding-electricity-into-national-grid/business-economy/news/517726.html
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2,720LongyangxiaSolarChina23485020%16World Nuclear2018http://www.world-nuclear.org/focus/climate-change-and-nuclear-energy/renewable-energy-and-electricity.aspxhttp://www.world-nuclear.org/focus/climate-change-and-nuclear-energy/renewable-energy-and-electricity.aspx
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3,840Kurnool SolarIndia3311,00024%16The Hindu Business Line2018https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/national/global-focus-on-kurnool-solar-park/article9945725.ecehttps://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/national/global-focus-on-kurnool-solar-park/article9945725.ece
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4,950Tengger DesertSolarChina
Covers 3.2% of the land area of the Tengger desert. Dubbed the "Great Wall of Solar".
4271,54720%16Our World in Datahttps://ourworldindata.org/scale-for-electricity
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4,971NoorSolarMoroccolargest CSP plant in the world4291,17726%16Origin Energy2018https://www.originenergy.com.au/blog/lifestyle/5-largest-solar-farms-in-the-world.html
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6,400Shakti SthalaSolarIndiaLargest in the world. As far as I can tell, 2000MW should be online now. 700,000 Indian households5522,00020%16NRELhttps://www.nrel.gov/international/images/india_ghi_annual_2016-01.jpg)
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700San MartinoGeothermalItaly60Our World in Datahttps://ourworldindata.org/scale-for-electricity
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6,722HellisheiðiGeothermalIcelandExtracts energy from wells 2-3km deep.580Orkustofnun2018https://orkustofnun.is/gogn/Talnaefni/OS-2018-T006-01.pdf
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6,766MakbanGeothermalPhilippines583
Global Power Plant Database
2018http://datasets.wri.org/dataset/globalpowerplantdatabase
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7,685Gunung SalakGeothermalIndonesiaIndonesia's geothermal potential is huge, but under-exploited. Profits have been used to fund a boarding school for girls in the rural area where it is sited.663375
Global Power Plant Database
2018http://datasets.wri.org/dataset/globalpowerplantdatabase
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9,324Unified LeyteGeothermalPhillipines804610
Global Power Plant Database
2018http://datasets.wri.org/dataset/globalpowerplantdatabase
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10,369Cerro PrietoGeothermalMexico894570
Global Power Plant Database
2018http://datasets.wri.org/dataset/globalpowerplantdatabase
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16,085LarderelloGeothermalItalyOldest geothermal power plant in the world, built in 19131,387Power-Technologyhttp://www.monte-amiata.eu/english/amiata_culture_nearby_larderello.asphttps://www.power-technology.com/features/feature-top-10-biggest-geothermal-power-plants-in-the-world/
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23,000The GeysersGeothermalUSA1,9831,273Our World in Datahttps://ourworldindata.org/scale-for-electricity
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1,093Atikokan-G1BiomassCanada9421521%24
Natural Resources Canada
http://ftp.maps.canada.ca/pub/nacei_cnaie/energy_infrastructure/PowerPlantsAllGE100MW_NorthAmerica_201708.xlsx
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1,729MONTES DEL PLATABiomassUruguay14918040%24
La Administración Nacional de Usinas y Trasmis...
https://www.ute.com.uy/SgePublico/mapa.aspx
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2,064AracruzBiomassBrazil17821041%24
Agência Nacional de Energia Elétrica (Brazil)
http://www2.aneel.gov.br/aplicacoes/capacidadebrasil/capacidadebrasil.cfm
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2,214PolaniecBiomassPolandpowered by agricultural byproducts and wood residue19120545%24
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Po%C5%82aniec_Power_Station
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2,773Toppila 1 ja 2BiomassFinland23919559%24Finnish Energy Authority
http://www.energiavirasto.fi/en/voimalaitosrekisteri
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2,862AlholmenskraftBiomassFinland24726545%24
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alholmens_Kraft_Power_Station
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2,894Rodenhuize 4BiomassBelgiumBuilt as a coal plant, converted to biomass between 2005 and 2010.25026845%24
Global Power Plant Database
2018http://datasets.wri.org/dataset/globalpowerplantdatabase
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3,239Klabin CeluloseBiomassBrazil27933041%24
Agência Nacional de Energia Elétrica (Brazil)
http://www2.aneel.gov.br/aplicacoes/capacidadebrasil/capacidadebrasil.cfm
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4,201VärtaverketBiomassSweden36238945%24
Global Power Plant Database
2018http://datasets.wri.org/dataset/globalpowerplantdatabase
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5,702ZollingBiomassGermany49252845%24
Global Power Plant Database
2018http://datasets.wri.org/dataset/globalpowerplantdatabase
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47,956DraxBiomassUKThe first power station in the UK to be fuelled solely by wood. Converted from coal between 2008 and 2018.4,1342,59577%24
Department for Business Energy & Industrial St...
http://www.draxpower-remit.com/StaticData
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70Mt Stuart farmWind
New Zealand
onshore6Our World in Datahttps://ourworldindata.org/scale-for-electricity
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80UtgrundenWindSwedenoffshore. Built in 2000, decomissioned due to old age in 2018.7Our World in Datahttps://ourworldindata.org/scale-for-electricity
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342Block Island Wind
Rhode Island
offshore, calc'ed from 125GW-h/365293047.60%244C Offshorehttps://www.4coffshore.com/windfarms/block-island-wind-farm-united-states-us12.html
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358Brechfa Forest WestWindWalesonshore315726%24Utility Weekhttps://utilityweek.co.uk/innogys-100m-onshore-windfarm-wales-officially-opens/
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2,247ThanetWindUKoffshore194Our World in Datahttps://ourworldindata.org/scale-for-electricity
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2,396Horns Rev 2WindDenmarkoffshore20720947.70%244C Offshorehttps://www.4coffshore.com/windfarms/horns-rev-2-denmark-dk10.html
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3,500Whitelee?WindUKonshore302Our World in Datahttps://ourworldindata.org/scale-for-electricity
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3,562DanTyskWindGermanyoffshore307Our World in Datahttps://ourworldindata.org/scale-for-electricity
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4,675Anholt FarmWindDenmarkoffshore403Our World in Datahttps://ourworldindata.org/scale-for-electricity
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4,184Walney IslandWindUKoffshore36136747.50%24Energy Numbershttp://energynumbers.info/uk-offshore-wind-capacity-factorshttp://energynumbers.info/uk-offshore-wind-capacity-factors
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5,400Muppandal FarmWindIndiaonshore, located on the southern tip of India, powered by seasonal monsoon winds from the Arabian Sea.466Our World in Datahttps://ourworldindata.org/scale-for-electricity
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5,587Gode 1 & 2WindGermanyoffshore48258240%24Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_offshore_wind_farms_in_Germany
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5,760Fantanele-CogealacWindRomaniaonshore49760040%24CEZ Grouphttps://www.cez.cz/en/cez-group/media/press-releases/4051.html
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6,262Gwynt y MôrWindWalesoffshore, 4th largest operating wind farm in the world54057645%24Ars Technicahttps://arstechnica.com/science/2016/08/world-largest-windfarm-hornsea-two-uk/
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6,849London ArrayWindUKoffshore59063045%24
Our World in Data, Wind Power Offshore
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7,117Walney extensionWindUKoffshore, powers 600,000 UK homes61465945%24Reutershttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-windfarm-orsted/worlds-largest-offshore-wind-farm-opens-off-northwest-england-idUSKCN1LL37Ghttps://www.4coffshore.com/windfarms/walney-extension-united-kingdom-uk63.html
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7,342Alta Energy CentreWindUSAonshore633Our World in Data
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8,640Vineyard Wind projectWindUSAonshore, Massachusetts, largest offshore, completed in 202174580045%24Inside climate newshttps://insideclimatenews.org/news/23082018/wind-energy-prices-market-growth-offshore-tax-credits-turbines-technologyhttps://www.vineyardwind.com/the-project/
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11,520Hornsea Wind Farm (current)WindUKoffshore9931,20040%24Ars Technicahttps://arstechnica.com/science/2016/08/world-largest-windfarm-hornsea-two-uk/https://arstechnica.com/science/2016/08/world-largest-windfarm-hornsea-two-uk/
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24,000Gansu Wind FarmWindChinaonshore2,069Our World in Data
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28,800Greater ChanghauWindTaiwanoffshore2,4832,40050%24
Lu, Xi & B. McElroy, Michael & Nielsen, Chris & Chen, Xinyu & Huang, Junling. (2013). Optimal integration of offshore wind power for a steadier, environmentally friendlier, supply of electricity in China. Energy Policy. 62. 10.1016/j.enpol.2013.05.106.
https://www.researchgate.net/figure/Distribution-of-annual-average-capacity-factors-CFs-evaluated-for-deployment-of-a_fig9_257126690https://www.researchgate.net/figure/Distribution-of-annual-average-capacity-factors-CFs-evaluated-for-deployment-of-a_fig9_257126690https://orsted.com/en/Company-Announcement-List/2018/06/1765495
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46,080Dogger BankWindUKoffshore, finished in 2025, 23041 MWh calc based on 8410Gwh per year. Water depth in the area is just 15m.3,9724,80040.00%24Forewindhttp://www.forewind.co.uk/uploads/files/Creyke_Beck/Phase_2_Consultation/Chapter_5_Project_Description.pdfhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dogger_Bank_Wind_Farm
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57,600Hornsea Wind Farm (eventual)WindUKoffshore4,9666,00040%24Ars Technicahttps://arstechnica.com/science/2016/08/world-largest-windfarm-hornsea-two-uk/https://arstechnica.com/science/2016/08/world-largest-windfarm-hornsea-two-uk/
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1,600KohoneCoalSenegal138Our World in Datahttps://ourworldindata.org/scale-for-electricity
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36,000ArnotCoalS. AfricaLocated on top of Arnot coal mine, one of the largest coal reserves in Africa.3,103Our World in Datahttps://ourworldindata.org/scale-for-electricity
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51,000Gibson Generating StationCoalUSA4,397Our World in Datahttps://ourworldindata.org/scale-for-electricity
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52,800BoryeongCoalS. Korea4,5524,00055%24
Global Power Plant Database
2018http://datasets.wri.org/dataset/globalpowerplantdatabase
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54,120HekinanCoalJapan4,6664,10055%24
Global Power Plant Database
2018http://datasets.wri.org/dataset/globalpowerplantdatabase
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64,512MailaoCoalTaiwan5,5614,20064%24
Global Energy Observatory
http://globalenergyobservatory.org/geoid/4138
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67,056YeongheungCoalS. KoreaIts cooling systems drive a trio of small hydroelectric plants.5,7815,08055%24SourceWatchhttps://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php/Yeongheung_power_stationhttps://www.powermag.com/gas-combined-cycle-capacity-factors-beat-coal-for-first-time-ever/http://datasets.wri.org/dataset/globalpowerplantdatabase
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71,000Mundra Thermal StationCoalIndia6,121Our World in Datahttps://ourworldindata.org/scale-for-electricity
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84,480TiachungCoalTaiwanThe largest operating coal plant in the world7,2835,50064%24Our World in Data2017https://ourworldindata.org/scale-for-electricity
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30,624HironoOilJapan2,640440029%24
Global Power Plant Database
2018http://datasets.wri.org/dataset/globalpowerplantdatabase
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35,065RabighOil
Saudi Arabia
Attached to a major desalination plant3,0234,34834%24
Global Power Plant Database
2018http://datasets.wri.org/dataset/globalpowerplantdatabase
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30,624KashimaOilJapan2,6404,40029%24
Global Power Plant Database
2018http://datasets.wri.org/dataset/globalpowerplantdatabase
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54,787ShaibaOil
Saudi Arabia
4,7236,79434%24
Global Power Plant Database
2018http://datasets.wri.org/dataset/globalpowerplantdatabase
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56,670SabiyaOilKuwait4,8855,36744%24
Global Power Plant Database
2018http://datasets.wri.org/dataset/globalpowerplantdatabase
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61,301Az Zour South ThermalOilKuwait5,2855,80544%24
Global Power Plant Database
2018http://datasets.wri.org/dataset/globalpowerplantdatabase
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47,952ChitaGasJapanAt 3,996MW installed capacity, the Chita thermal power station located in Chita, Aichi, Japan, is the world’s fifth biggest natural gas power plant.4,1343,99650%24Power Technologyhttps://www.power-technology.com/features/featuregas-fired-the-five-biggest-natural-gas-power-plants-in-the-world-4214992/
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52,608Dah-TarnGasTaiwanThe 4,384MW Dah-Tarn (Tatan) power plant located in Guanyin, Taoyuan, in Northern Taiwan is the world’s fourth biggest gas-fired power plant.4,5354,38450%24Power Technologyhttps://www.power-technology.com/features/featuregas-fired-the-five-biggest-natural-gas-power-plants-in-the-world-4214992/
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57,093FuttsuGasJapanThe 5,040MW Futtsu liquefied natural gas (LNG)-based thermal power station located in Chiba, Japan, is currently the world’s seventh biggest thermal power plant.4,9225,04047%24Power Technologyhttps://www.power-technology.com/features/featuregas-fired-the-five-biggest-natural-gas-power-plants-in-the-world-4214992/https://www.lngworldnews.com/tepco-replaces-two-turbines-at-lng-fueled-futtsu-power-plant/
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64,539KawagoeGasJapanChubu Electric Power Company’s Kawagoe thermal power station located in Kawagoe, Mie, Japan, with 4,802 MW installed capacity, ranks as the world’s third biggest gas-fired power station.5,5644,80256%24Power Technologyhttps://www.power-technology.com/features/featuregas-fired-the-five-biggest-natural-gas-power-plants-in-the-world-4214992/
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77,760SodegauraGasJapan6,7033,60090%24
Global Power Plant Database
2018http://datasets.wri.org/dataset/globalpowerplantdatabase
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103,896Higashi NiigataGasJapan8,9574,81090%24
Global Power Plant Database
2018http://datasets.wri.org/dataset/globalpowerplantdatabase
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109,178Surgutskaya GRES-2GasRussiaBuilt in 1979 to power the extraction of minerals in Siberia. At 5,597MW installed capacity, Surgutskaya GRES-2 (Sugrut-2), a combined cycle power plant located in the Russian city of Surgut, is the world’s biggest gas-fired power station. The facility is owned and operated by E.ON Russia.9,4125,59781%24Power Technologyhttps://www.power-technology.com/features/featuregas-fired-the-five-biggest-natural-gas-power-plants-in-the-world-4214992/
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17,065KaigaNuclearIndia1,47188081%24Our World in Data, IAEAhttps://ourworldindata.org/scale-for-electricity
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24,163Sizewell B NuclearUK2,0831,20083.90%24The Engineerhttps://www.theengineer.co.uk/issues/25-june-2012/the-big-project-london-array/http://www.world-nuclear.org/reactor/default.aspx/SIZEWELL%20B
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26,000TornessNuclearUKShut down in 2011 by a swarm of jellyfish.2,241Our World in Datahttps://ourworldindata.org/scale-for-electricity
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38,000Nine Mile PointNuclearUSA3,276Our World in Datahttps://ourworldindata.org/scale-for-electricity
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58,546HongyanheNuclearChina5,0474,12259.18%24Rank Red2019https://www.rankred.com/biggest-nuclear-power-plants/https://pris.iaea.org/PRIS/CountryStatistics/ReactorDetails.aspx?current=904
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64,320ChernobylNuclearUkraineOne reactor suffered major damage during the 1986 accident. The other three continued operation, and the plant was finally shut down permanently in 2000.5,5454,00067%24Kiephttps://kiep.co/eng-projects/chernobyl-nuclear-power-plant-ukraine.html
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65,000OvauxNuclearFrance5,603Our World in Datahttps://ourworldindata.org/scale-for-electricity
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78,049Fukushima DaiichiNuclearJapanSuffered major damage from the 2011 Japan tsunami. Still offline.6,7284,40074%24Our World in Data, IAEA2019https://ourworldindata.org/scale-for-electricityhttps://www.ran
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85,417Palo VerdeNuclearUSAlargest US nuclear power station in USA7,3643,93790.40%24EIAhttps://www.eia.gov/nuclear/state/arizona/
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87,608QinshanNuclearChina7,5524,03890.40%24power technology2013https://www.power-technology.com/features/feature-largest-nuclear-power-plants-world/
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91,757Kashiwazaki-KariwaNuclearJapanlargest nuclear plant in the world (by MW), currently shut!7,9107,96548%24IAEAhttps://www.iaea.org/newscenter/news/iaea-issues-report-kashiwazaki-kariwa-nuclear-planthttps://bit.ly/2GcOoXh
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100,772PaluelNuclearFrance8,6875,32078.93%24
Global Power Plant Database
2018http://datasets.wri.org/dataset/globalpowerplantdatabase
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118,460GravelinesNuclearFrance6th largest in world, 2nd largest in Europe10,2125,46090.40%24power technology2013https://www.power-technology.com/features/feature-largest-nuclear-power-plants-world/
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123,667ZaporizhiaNuclearUkraine5th largest, 20% of country's electricity, largest in Europe10,6615,70090.40%24power technology2013https://www.power-technology.com/features/feature-largest-nuclear-power-plants-world/
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127,985HanbitNuclearS. Korea11,0335,89990.40%24power technology2013https://www.power-technology.com/features/feature-largest-nuclear-power-plants-world/
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128,180HanulNuclearS. Korea4th largest, due to increase to 8608MW in 2018?11,0505,90890.40%24power technology2013https://www.power-technology.com/features/feature-largest-nuclear-power-plants-world/
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