Top 25 countries that have retired the most coal based generation capacity between 2000 - 2020 (in MW)

Last Modified: Mon Jun 21 2021 03:26:14 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 126,363 MW
    Generation capacity of coal based power plants under construction in United States, representing 32.99% of total global under construction capacity.
  • 111,869 MW
    Generation capacity of coal based power plants under construction in China, representing 29.21% of total global under construction capacity.
  • 29,729 MW
    Generation capacity of coal based power plants under construction in United Kingdom, representing 7.76% of total global under construction capacity.
  • 18,950 MW
    Generation capacity of coal based power plants under construction in Germany, representing 4.95% of total global under construction capacity.
  • 13,311 MW
    Generation capacity of coal based power plants under construction in India, representing 3.48% of total global under construction capacity.
  • 10,459 MW
    Generation capacity of coal based power plants under construction in Canada, representing 2.73% of total global under construction capacity.
  • 8,605 MW
    Generation capacity of coal based power plants under construction in Spain, representing 2.25% of total global under construction capacity.
  • 7,007 MW
    Generation capacity of coal based power plants under construction in Australia, representing 1.83% of total global under construction capacity.
  • 6,122 MW
    Generation capacity of coal based power plants under construction in France, representing 1.60% of total global under construction capacity.
  • 5,659 MW
    Generation capacity of coal based power plants under construction in Poland, representing 1.48% of total global under construction capacity.
  • 4,953 MW
    Generation capacity of coal based power plants under construction in Russia, representing 1.29% of total global under construction capacity.
  • 3,823 MW
    Generation capacity of coal based power plants under construction in Denmark, representing 1.00% of total global under construction capacity.
  • 3,665 MW
    Generation capacity of coal based power plants under construction in Netherlands, representing 0.96% of total global under construction capacity.
  • 3,144 MW
    Generation capacity of coal based power plants under construction in Czech Republic, representing 0.82% of total global under construction capacity.
  • 3,108 MW
    Generation capacity of coal based power plants under construction in Italy, representing 0.81% of total global under construction capacity.
  • 2,990 MW
    Generation capacity of coal based power plants under construction in Belgium, representing 0.78% of total global under construction capacity.
  • 2,730 MW
    Generation capacity of coal based power plants under construction in Romania, representing 0.71% of total global under construction capacity.
  • 2,723 MW
    Generation capacity of coal based power plants under construction in Japan, representing 0.71% of total global under construction capacity.
  • 2,234 MW
    Generation capacity of coal based power plants under construction in Taiwan, representing 0.58% of total global under construction capacity.
  • 2,229 MW
    Generation capacity of coal based power plants under construction in Finland, representing 0.58% of total global under construction capacity.
  • 2,103 MW
    Generation capacity of coal based power plants under construction in Greece, representing 0.55% of total global under construction capacity.
  • 2,098 MW
    Generation capacity of coal based power plants under construction in Austria, representing 0.55% of total global under construction capacity.
  • 1,920 MW
    Generation capacity of coal based power plants under construction in South Korea, representing 0.50% of total global under construction capacity.
  • 1,380 MW
    Generation capacity of coal based power plants under construction in Bulgaria, representing 0.36% of total global under construction capacity.
  • 825 MW
    Generation capacity of coal based power plants under construction in Thailand, representing 0.22% of total global under construction capacity.
  • 383,026 MW
    Total coal based generation retired or shuttered in the world during the period 2000 - 2020.