Where The Most Coal Power Plants Are Under Construction
Given that many countries are attempting to move away from fossil fuels for energy generation and become part of a growing drive towards renewables, where are the most new coal power stations under construction today? The report found that China had 128,650 megawatts of coal power capacity under construction last year, the most of any country by far. India came second with 36,158 MW and Indonesia rounded off the top-three with 11,466 MW. The United States does not have a single megawatt of coal power in active development.
This chart shows megawatts of coal power capacity under construction in 2018.