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The World’s Current Power Infrastructure

The World’s Current Power Infrastructure

Both the IEA and CARMA put the number of power plants worldwide at about 50,000. Of these, the IEA carries information on about 2,300 coal-fired plants that use about 7,000 individual generators. However, Platts UDI Directory has listings for over 160,000 electricity generating power units. The typical size of a coal fired power plant is

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