Global Power Plant Database

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The Global Power Plant Database is a comprehensive, open source database of power plants around the world. It centralizes power plant data to make it easier to navigate, compare and draw insights for one’s own analysis. The database covers approximately 35,000 power plants from 167 countries and includes thermal plants (e.g. coal, gas, oil, nuclear, biomass, waste, geothermal) and renewables (e.g. hydro, wind, solar). Each power plant is geolocated and entries contain information on plant capacity, generation, ownership, and fuel type. It will be continuously updated as data becomes available.

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Source https://datasets.wri.org/dataset/globalpowerplantdatabase
Last Updated May 10, 2022, 09:34 (UTC)
Created May 5, 2022, 13:33 (UTC)
Access level Public
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Geographical area World
Language English
Organization World Resources Institute
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