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Top 10 largest power producing facilities

Rank Station Country Capacity (Megawatt) Annual electricity generation (Terawatt hour) Fuel type References
1 Three Gorges Dam China 22,500 98.1[1] Hydroelectricity [2][3]
2 Itaipu Dam Brazil
Paraguay
14,000[note 1] 98.2[4] Hydroelectricity [5][6]
3 Guri Dam Venezuela 10,235 53.41[7] Hydroelectricity [8]
4 Tucuruí Dam Brazil 8,370 21.4 Hydroelectricity [9]
5 Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Plant Japan 8,212[note 2] 24.63 Nuclear [10][11]
6 Grand Coulee Dam United States 6,809 21 Hydroelectricity [12]
7 Longtan Dam China 6,426 Hydroelectricity [13][14]
8 Bruce Nuclear Generating Station Canada 6,272 36.25 Nuclear [15]
9 Uljin Nuclear Power Plant South Korea 6,157 44.81 Nuclear [16]
10 Yeonggwang Nuclear Power Station South Korea 6,139 48.16 Nuclear [16]

References

  1. 峡—葛洲坝梯级电站全年发电1006.1亿千瓦时.
  2. Taming the Yangtze, http://kn.theiet.org/magazine/issues/0904/taming-the-yangtze-0904.cfm, retrieved on Template:Date 
  3. Three Gorges Dam, http://www.ctgpc.com.cn/en/introduction/introduction_a.php, retrieved on Template:Date 
  4. Itaipu Binacional – Energy
  5. Itaipu Dam, http://www.industcards.com/hydro-brazil-pr.htm, retrieved on Template:Date 
  6. Itaipu Dam, http://www.power-technology.com/projects/itaipu-hydroelectric/, retrieved on Template:Date 
  7. Informe Annual 2008 EDELCA p.32
  8. Guri Dam, http://www.power-technology.com/projects/gurihydroelectric/, retrieved on Template:Date 
  9. (PDF)Tucurui Dam, http://www.ilec.or.jp/eg/lbmi/pdf/26_Tucurui_Reservoir_27February2006.pdf, retrieved on Template:Date 
  10. Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Plant, http://www.power-technology.com/projects/kashiwazaki/, retrieved on Template:Date 
  11. TEPCO nuclear power stations, http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/challenge/energy/nuclear/plants-e.html, retrieved on Template:Date 
  12. Grand Coulee Dam, http://www.power-technology.com/projects/coulee/, retrieved on Template:Date 
  13. Hydroelectric Power Plants in Guangxi & Guizhou, China, http://www.industcards.com/hydro-china-guangxi-guizhou.htm, retrieved on Template:Date 
  14. Top 100 largest power stations, http://www.industcards.com/top-100-pt-1.htm, retrieved on Template:Date 
  15. Bruce Nuclear Generating Station, http://www.power-technology.com/projects/brucepowergenerating/, retrieved on Template:Date 
  16. 16.0 16.1 Nuclear power stations in South Korea, http://www.iaea.org/cgi-bin/db.page.pl/pris.powrea.htm?country=KR&sort=&sortlong=Alphabetic, retrieved on Template:Date 
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