There are many coal-fired power stations located around the world. Here is a list of some of the notable and largest coal-fired power stations:
Taichung Power Plant in Taiwan: It was the largest coal-fired power station in the world until it was retired in 2019.
Rheinhafen-Dampfkraftwerk Power Station in Germany: It is currently the largest coal-fired power station in Europe.
Hendrina Power Station in South Africa: It is one of the largest coal-fired power stations in Africa.
Yuhuan Power Station in China: One of the largest coal-fired power stations in Asia.
Scherer Power Station in the USA: It is one of the largest coal-fired power stations in North America.
Hazelwood Power Station in Australia: It was one of the largest and most polluting coal-fired power stations in the world before it was retired in 2017.
Drax Power Station in the UK: It is currently the largest coal-fired power station in the UK.
Jharsuguda Power Station in India: It is one of the largest coal-fired power stations in India.
Please note that many countries are moving away from coal-fired power generation towards cleaner energy sources, and many coal-fired power stations are being retired or repurposed. This list is not exhaustive and may not be up-to-date.
Coal-fired power stations are power generation facilities that use coal as their primary fuel source to produce electricity. They work by burning coal in a boiler to produce steam, which is then used to spin a turbine that generates electricity. The steam is then cooled and condensed back into water, which is sent back to the boiler to start the process again.
Coal-fired power stations are typically large facilities that are capable of producing significant amounts of electricity. They can vary in size from small, single-unit facilities to large multi-unit stations that can generate thousands of megawatts of electricity.
The process of burning coal to generate electricity has been the primary way of producing electricity for over a century. However, coal-fired power stations have a significant environmental impact, emitting pollutants and greenhouse gases, and contributing to air and water pollution. Due to these impacts, many countries are moving away from coal-fired power generation and investing in cleaner energy sources such as renewable energy.