Coal Plants by Region: Lifetime CO2 (Million Tonnes)
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Coal Plants by Region: Lifetime CO2 (Million Tonnes)
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July 2018 - Includes units 30 MW and larger (Source: CoalSwarm, Global Coal Plant Tracker)
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Region
Announced
Pre-permitPermittedAnnounced + Pre-permit + Permitted
Construction
ShelvedOperatingCancelled 2010-2018
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East Asia4,2227,2614,10415,58722,58458,682135,10160,876
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South Asia4,9775,4924,07914,5497,40317,19728,26079,885
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SE Asia5,6463,8182,90312,3674,7316,6369,48710,583
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non-EU Europe3,1343,1541,3557,6422254,2602,4366,818
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Africa and Middle East4,0729781,4646,5141,7293,4442,9505,025
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Eurasia20278909911913713,8052,459
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EU285908451581,59391307,90310,299
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Latin America160822955373546281,6153,520
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Canada/US0000016410,1324,375
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Australia/NZ000004291,796899
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Total23,00322,42014,35859,78138,13191,812203,484184,740
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Note: Based on 40-year life span. For plants already over 40, assumes 5 more years of operation.
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For other coal plant parameters, see https://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php/Estimating_carbon_dioxide_emissions_from_coal_plants
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