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It's astonishing that by 2017 there's anyone left in the world who wants to keep building coal-fired power plants (…) It's a good thing that there's now a list of precisely who's behind these plans, so we can all go to work.

Bill McKibben Environmentalist and author; Founder of 350.org

Coal is the climate killer number one among fossil fuels. We therefore need to phase out coal-fired power generation as quickly as possible.

Prof. Mojib Latif Climate Scientist, Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel (GEOMAR)

Investments in renewables bring cheap and clean energy. This report is decisive for banks to avoid stranded investment and bankruptcy.

Hans-Josef Fell President of the Energy Watch Group

Database: Companies on Coal Expansion Course

Investments in new coal power capacity are incompatible with the Paris climate goals as each new coal plant locks-in high CO2 emissions for decades to come. This database identifies the world’s top 120 coal plant developers. In total, these companies aim to build over 550,000 MW – a coal plant fleet that would be 2 ½ times as large as India’s. The divestment of these companies is crucial if we want to limit global warming to 1.5°C.  

Our Sources: The main source for this data was CoalSwarm’s "Global Coal Plant Tracker", which we complemented with company-related research.  

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Coal Plant Developers Database

Million Metric Tons (MT)
Megawatt (MW)
Percent (%)
Percent (%)
Megawatt (MW)
Company Sort descending Country of Headquarters Countries of Coal Activity Annual Coal Production (Million Metric Tons) Installed Coal Power Capacity Coal Share of Power Production Coal Share of Revenue Expansion Plans Coal Power (MW) Countries of Coal Power Expansion Countries of Coal Mining Expansion
24 Hour Company Limited
24 Hour Mining and Industry Company Limited
Myanmar Myanmar, Indonesia, Laos 0 MW 0 % 2.550 MW Myanmar Indonesia, Laos
Aboitiz Power Corporation
Philippines Philippines 300 MW 52 % 31 % 1.344 MW Philippines
ACWA Power
ACWA Power Moatize Termoelectrica SA (joint venture)
Saudi Arabia Egypt, Mozambique, South Africa, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam 0 MW 0 % 6.070 MW Egypt, Mozambique, South Africa, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam
Adani Group
Adani Power Ltd | Adani Enterprises Ltd | Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited (APSEZ) | Adani Transmission | Adani Global (PT ) | Adani Mining Private Limited (AMPL ) | Adani Pench Power | Adani Power Dahej | Kutchh Power Generation | Surguja Power Ltd | Adani Power (Jharkhand) Limited | Adani Power (Karnataka) Limite | Adani Power Maharashtra Limited | Adani Power Rajasthan Limited | Adani Power Resources Limited | Udupi Power Corporation Limited
India India, Australia, Indonesia 11,0 MT 10.440 MW 6.940 MW India India, Australia, Indonesia
AES Corporation
AES Argentina | AES Chhattisgarh Energy | AES Eastern Energy LP | AES El Salvador | AES Gener SA | AES India | AES Kazakhstan | AES Kilroot Power Ltd | AES Naganadu Power | Dayton Power & Light Co | DPL Inc | Empresa Eléctrica Guacolda SA | Indianapolis Power & Light Co | Norgener | AES Masinloc Power Partners Co (joint venture) | AESVCM Mong Dong Power Co Ltd (joint venture) | Ayas Enerji Üretim ve Veticaret A.Ş. (joint venture) | Generadora de Electricidad ITABO (joint venture) | Odisha Power Generation Corp (joint venture)
USA USA, Argentina, Bulgaria, Chile, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Hungary, India, Kazakhstan, Philippines, Turkey, United Kingdom, Vietnam 9.056 MW 34 % 818 MW India, Philippines
African Energy Resources
Guernsey Botswana, Senegal 0 MW 0 % more than 50 % 1.750 MW Botswana, Senegal Botswana
Al Nowais Investments LLC
Ayoun Moussa Power International Ltd
United Arab Emirates Egypt 0 MW 0 % less than 30 % 2.640 MW Egypt
Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation (APGENCO)
Andhra Pradesh Power Development Company Ltd (“APPDCL”) (Joint Venture)
India India 4.440 MW 62 % capacity 10.200 MW India
Anhui Province Energy Group Co Ltd (Wenergy Group)
Anhui Province Wenergy Group Co Ltd | Shenhua Shenwan (joint venture) | Shenhua Shenwan Wanjiang Power (joint venture)
China China 5.550 MW 100 % capacity 78 % 3.330 MW China
Ayala Corporation
AC Energy | GN Power Kauswagan (joint venture) | GNPower Dinginin Ltd. Co. (joint venture) | Sithe GN Power Mariveles (joint venture)
Philippines Philippines 300 MW 73 % 985 MW Philippines
Bangladesh Power Development Board
North-West Power Generation Company Limited
Bangladesh Bangladesh 250 MW 2 % 3.355 MW Bangladesh
Beijing Energy Investment Holding
Beijing Energy Group | Beijing Jingmei Group Co Ltd | Beijing Jingneng Clean Energy | Bejing Energy Shiyan Theremo Power Company | Inner Mongolia Jingtai Electric Power Generation | Beijing Jingneng Thermal Power (joint venture) | Huozhou Coal Electricity Co. (joint venture) | Shanxi Dragon Power Generation Co Ltd (joint venture) | Shanxi Zhangshan Power Generation Co (joint venture)
China China 10,5 MT 8.360 MW 55 % capacity 3.420 MW China China
Bhimasena Power Indo (BPI) (joint venture)
Indonesia Indonesia 0 MW 0 % more than 90 % 1.900 MW Indonesia
Bihar State Power Holding Co Ltd (BSPHCL)
SJVN Limited | Kanti Bijlee Utpadan Nigam Ltd (joint venture) | Nabinagar Power Generating Company (joint venture)
India India 220 MW 92 % capacity 6.878 MW India
CDEEE
Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 0 MW 0 % 770 MW Dominican Republic
Centum Investment
Amu Power (joint venture)
Kenya Kenya 0 MW 0 % less than 30 % 525 MW Kenya
CEZ Group
CEZ Bulgaria EAD | CEZ Bulgaria EAD | CEZ Polska Sp zoo | Severočeské doly AS | TEC Varna EAD
Czech Republic Czech Republic, Poland, Bulgaria 21,0 MT 6.462 MW 47 % capacity 1.410 MW Czech Republic
China Africa Sunlight Energy (joint venture)
Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 0 MW 0 % more than 90 % 600 MW Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
China Datang Corporation
Anhui Electric Power Co, Ltd | Beijing Datang Power Fuel Co Ltd (modified name, added Beijing to the front) | China Datang Coal Industry Co Ltd | Datang Gansu Power Generation Co Ltd | Datang Guizhou Power Gen Corp | Datang Hebei Power Generation Co Ltd | Datang Heilongjiang Power Gen | Datang Henan | Datang Hunan Huayin Elec Power | Datang International Liaoning | Datang International Power Generation Company | Datang International Xinyu Power Generation | Datang Intl Fuzhou Power Jv (jonit venture) | Datang Jiangsu Power Generation | Datang Jilin Power Generation | Datang Luoyang Shouyangshan | Datang Ordos Silicon & Aluminum Technology Co | Datang Shaanxi Power Generation Co | Datang Shandong | Datang Xinjiang Power Gen Co | Datang Yemazhai | Guangxi Guiguan Electric Power | Inner Mongolia Datang Fuel Coal Ltd | Inner Mongolia Datang Huayin Xidong Energy Development Co Ltd | Inner Mongolia Datang International Xilinhot Mining Industry Co Ltd | Lueyang Datang Power Generation Co. | Shanxi Datang International Power Generation | Shanxi Luxin Datang Power Co | Hohhot Aluminum Power Plant (joint venture)
China China, Pakistan 7,6 MT 90.728 MW 69 % capacity 71 % 28.945 MW China, Pakistan China
China Energy Engineering Corporation
China Gezhouba Group | CPECC (China Power Engineering Consulting Group)
China Malawi, Vietnam 0 MW 0 % less than 30 % 2.200 MW Malawi, Vietnam
China Guodian Corporation
China Longyuan Power Group Corp Ltd | GD Power Development Company Limited | Guodian Changyuan Electric Power Co. Ltd | Guodian Changzhou Power Co Ltd | Guodian Chengdu Jintang Power | Guodian Fujian Power Co. | Guodian Henan Power | Guodian Heze Power Co | Guodian Hunan Power Co Ltd | Guodian Jiantou Inner Mongolia Energy | Guodian Ledong Power Gen Co | Guodian Longhua Power Co Ltd | Guodian Northeast Co Guodian Shaanxi Power | Guodian Shandong Electric Power | Guodian Taizhou Generating Co | Guodian Tongling Power Generation Co | Guodian Xinjiang Power | Guodian Younglight Energy Chem | Inner Mongolia Electric Power Co | Inner Mongolia Pingzhuang Coal Group Ltd | Inner Mongolia Pingzhuang Energy Group Ltd | Jiangxi Fengcheng Power Generation Co Ningxia State Power Company | State Power Generation Co. | Yuanbaoshan Power Generation Company Limited | Zhangze Power | Guodian Karamay Power Company | Shandong Zhonghua Power Co Ltd (joint venture) China Longyuan Power Group Corp Ltd | GD Power Development Company Limited | Guodian Changyuan Electric Power Co. Ltd | Guodian Changzhou Power Co Ltd | Guodian Chengdu Jintang Power | Guodian Fujian Power Co. | Guodian Henan Power | Guodian Heze Power Co | Guodian Hunan Power Co Ltd | Guodian Jiantou Inner Mongolia Energy | Guodian Ledong Power Gen Co | Guodian Longhua Power Co Ltd | Guodian Northeast Co Guodian Shaanxi Power | Guodian Shandong Electric Power | Guodian Taizhou Generating Co | Guodian Tongling Power Generation Co | Guodian Xinjiang Power | Guodian Younglight Energy Chem | Inner Mongolia Electric Power Co | Inner Mongolia Pingzhuang Coal Group Ltd | Inner Mongolia Pingzhuang Energy Group Ltd | Jiangxi Fengcheng Power Generation Co Ningxia State Power Company | State Power Generation Co. | Yuanbaoshan Power Generation Company Limited | Zhangze Power | Guodian Karamay Power Company | Shandong Zhonghua Power Co Ltd (joint venture) China Longyuan Power Group Corp Ltd | GD Power Development Company Limited | Guodian Changyuan Electric Power Co. Ltd | Guodian Changzhou Power Co Ltd | Guodian Chengdu Jintang Power | Guodian Fujian Power Co. | Guodian Henan Power | Guodian Heze Power Co | Guodian Hunan Power Co Ltd | Guodian Jiantou Inner Mongolia Energy | Guodian Ledong Power Gen Co | Guodian Longhua Power Co Ltd | Guodian Northeast Co Guodian Shaanxi Power | Guodian Shandong Electric Power | Guodian Taizhou Generating Co | Guodian Tongling Power Generation Co | Guodian Xinjiang Power | Guodian Younglight Energy Chem | Inner Mongolia Electric Power Co | Inner Mongolia Pingzhuang Coal Group Ltd | Inner Mongolia Pingzhuang Energy Group Ltd | Jiangxi Fengcheng Power Generation Co Ningxia State Power Company | State Power Generation Co. | Yuanbaoshan Power Generation Company Limited | Zhangze Power | Guodian Karamay Power Company | Shandong Zhonghua Power Co Ltd (joint venture)
China China 58,7 MT 100.029 MW 77 % 77 % 17.250 MW China
China Huadian Corporation
China Huadian Corp Sichuan Co | China Huadian Hong Kong | Fujian Huadian Power Company Limited | Guizhou Dafang Power company | Guizhou QianYuan Power Co Ltd | Hebei Huadian Shijiazhuang TPC | Huadian and Hubei Energy | Huadian Changji Egema C&P | Huadian Coal Industry Group Co Ltd | Huadian Energy Co Ltd | Huadian Fuxin Energy Corp Ltd | Huadian Guizhou | Huadian Harbin Thermal Power | Huadian Inner Mongolia | Huadian Power International Corp Ltd | Huadian Resources | Huadian Shaanxi Energy Co | Huadian Shanxi Xinzhou Guangyu Co | Huadian Tengzhou Xinyuan Theromal Power Co | Huadian Xinjiang Power Co Ltd | Huadian Yunnan Power Generation Corp | Jiangsu Huadian Yangzhou Power | Jinshan Energy Corp | Junliangchen Power | Ningxia Electric Power Group Co | PT General Energy Bali | Qinghai Huadian Datong Power | Shaanxi Huadian Pucheng Power | Shandong Century Electric Power Development Co | Shanxi Jinxing Energy Investment | Shanxi Wuxiang Hexin Power Generation | Shenyang Jinshan Energy Co Ltd | Xiangyuan Hexin Power Co | Xinjiang Huadian Weihuliang | Amu Power Company (joint venture) | Huadian Bukit Asam Power (joint venture)
China China, Indonesia, Kenya 43,5 MT 84.790 MW 63 % 25.810 MW China, Indonesia, Kenya China
China Huaneng Group
China Huaneng Yimin Coal-Electricity Co Ltd | Huaneng Coal Co Ltd | Huaneng Gansu Energy Dev Co | Huaneng Hainan Power Co Ltd | Huaneng Hulunbeier Energy Development Co Ltd | Huaneng Jilin Power Gen Co Ltd | Huaneng Ningxia Energy | Huaneng Power International | Huaneng Qinghai Branch | Huaneng Shaanxi Power Co Ltd | Huaneng Shandong Power Co Ltd | Huaneng Shanxi Corp | Huaneng Sichuan | Huaneng Xinjiang Energy Dev Co | Huaneng Yimin Coal & Electric Co | Inner Mongolia Meng Huaneng | North United Power Co Ltd | Yushen Coal | Zhejiang Electric Power Construction | Huating Coal Group Co Ltd (joint venture)
China China, Pakistan, Singapore 83,3 MT 117.873 MW 71 % capacity more than 30 % 20.750 MW China, Pakistan China
China Resources Power Holdings Co Ltd
China China, Bangladesh 13,9 MT 29.746 MW 86 % capacity 88 % 10.700 MW China, Bangladesh
Chongqing Energy Investment Group
Chongqing Nantong Mining Co | Chongqing Qineng Elec & Alumn | Chongqing Hechuan Power Generation Co (joint venture)
China China 18,0 MT 2.313 MW 58 % capacity 3.240 MW China
Chubu Electric Power
JERA Co Inc | Soma Kyodo Power (joint venture) | Hitachinaka Generation Company
Japan Japan 4.133 MW 24 % capacity 2.378 MW Japan
Chugoku Electric Power Company, inc.
Japan Japan, Malaysia 2.371 MW 36 % 1.801 MW Japan, Malaysia
CIIDG Erdos Hongjun Electric Power Co Ltd (Joint venture)
China Cambodia 405 MW 100 % 675 MW Cambodia
CLP Holdings Ltd
CLP Power China Ltd | CLP Power India Pvt Ltd | CLP Power International Ltd | EnergyAustralia Pty Ltd | Guizhou CLP Power Co | OneEnergy Co. (joint venture) | Castle Peak Power Co (joint venture) | CSEC Guohua International Power Co (joint venture) | HoPing Power Co (joint venture) | Shandong Zhonghua Power Co Ltd (joint venture)
China (Hong Kong) China, Australia, India, Vietnam, Taiwan 11.397 MW 61 % capacity more than 30 % 3.670 MW China, India, Vietnam Australia
Coal Power Generation Company Bangladesh
Bangladesh Bangladesh 0 MW 0 % more than 50 % 1.200 MW Bangladesh
Colenso Power
South Africa South Africa 0 MW 0 % 525 MW South Africa
Daewoo Engineering and Construction (E&C)
South Korea Botswana, Myanmar, Vietnam 0 MW 0 % less than 30 % 3.610 MW Botswana, Myanmar, Vietnam
Dongfang Electric Corporation
China China, Egypt, Georgia 0 MW 0 % more than 30 % 2.055 MW Egypt, Georgia
Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT)
Thailand Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam 2.400 MW 8 % 8.450 MW Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam
Elektrik Üretim A.Ş. Genel Müdürlüğü (EÜAŞ)
Turkey Turkey 13,3 MT 3.159 MW 12 % 5.800 MW Turkey Turkey
Elektroprivreda BIH (EPBIH)
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina 5,7 MT 1.165 MW 80 % 74 % 1.650 MW Bosnia and Herzegovina
Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS)
Serbia Serbia 37,0 MT 4.296 MW 70 % more than 30 % 1.450 MW Serbia Serbia
EMCO
EMCO Energy Zambia Ltd
India Zambia, Indonesia 2,0 MT 600 MW Zambia
Enea SA
Enea Wytwarzanie SA | GDF Suez Energia Polska SA | Lubelski Wegiel Bogdanka SA | Elektrocieplownia Bialystok SA (joint venture)
Poland Poland 8,5 MT 4.652 MW 94 % 85 % 1.575 MW Poland Poland
Energa SA
ENERGA Finance AB
Poland Poland 681 MW 57 % 500 MW Poland
Engro Powergen Limited
Engro Powergen Thar (Private) Limited | Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC) (joint venture)
Pakistan Pakistan 0 MW 0 % more than 90 % 660 MW Pakistan Pakistan
Eren Holding
Eren Energy (Eren Enerji)
Turkey Turkey 2.790 MW 96 % capacity 700 MW Turkey
Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd
South Africa South Africa 38.548 MW 91 % more than 50 % 9.440 MW South Africa
Essar Energy Ltd
Essar Power Holding Limited 
Mauritius India 2.910 MW 55 % capacity 2.580 MW India
Eta-Zuma Group
Zuma 828 Coal Ltd | Zuma Energy Ltd
Nigeria Nigeria 0 MW 0 % more than 30 % 1.200 MW Nigeria Nigeria
First Quantum Minerals
Minera Panama SA
Canada Botswana, Panama 0 MW 0 % less than 30 % 620 MW Botswana, Panama Botswana
Harbin Electric Corp
Harbin Electric International Co Ltd | Harbin Electric Co Ltd
China China, Pakistan, United Arab Emirates 0 MW 0 % 56 % 1.975 MW Pakistan, United Arab Emirates
Hattat Holding
Batı Karadeniz Elektrik Üretim A.Ş. | Hattat Enerji and Maden A.Ş (Hema) | Hema Elektrik Üretim | Hema Endustri A.S (former Hema Dış Ticaret A.Ş. )
Turkey Turkey 0 MW 0 % 3.500 MW Turkey Turkey
IL&FS Energy Development Company Limited (IEDCL)
India India 1.236 MW 45 % 3.960 MW India
Inter RAO UES
JSC Eastern Energy Company | JSC Inter RAO UES Electric Power Plants | JSC Moldovan GRES | OGK11 | OGK3 | TGR Enerji | Eastern Energy Co and SGCC (joint venture) | Experimental TES Company (joint venture) | JSC Ekibastuzskaya GRES (joint venture)
Russia Russia, Kazakhstan, Moldova 7.960 MW 13 % capacity 4.250 MW Russia, Kazakhstan
Intra Energy Corporation (IEC)
Malcoal (joint venture) | Tancoal Energy Ltd (joint venture)
Australia Tanzania, Malawi 0,4 MT 0 MW 0 % 100 % 335 MW Malawi, Tanzania Tanzania, Malawi
J-POWER (Electric Power Development Co., Ltd.)
J-POWER Vietnam | Bhimasena Power Indo (BPI) (joint venture) | Birchwood Power Partners Lp (joint venture)
Japan Japan, Indonesia, Vietnam, USA 3,0 MT 9.400 MW 37 % capacity 3.158 MW Japan, Indonesia
Jamshoro Power Company
Pakistan Pakistan 0 MW 0 % 1.320 MW Pakistan
Jindal Steel & Power Ltd
CIC Energy | Jindal Africa | Jindal BVI Limited (JBVI) | Jindal Mining SA (Pty) Ltd | Jindal Mozambique Minerais Limitada | Jindal Power Limited | Mmamabula Power Plant Development | Wollongong Coal Limited
India India, Australia, Botswana, Mozambique, Senegal, South Africa 3,0 MT 3.400 MW 67 % capacity 2.570 MW India, Mozambique, Senegal, Botswana Botswana, Mozambique
Jinneng Group Co Ltd
Shanxi Jinneng Co Ltd | Datang Shanxi (joint venture) | Shanxi Guojin Power (joint venture)
China China 70,4 MT 3.303 MW 70 % capacity 30 % 4.120 MW China China
Jiuquan Iron & Steel (Group) Co Ltd
Hongcheng Co Ltd
China China, Jamaica 5.500 MW 100 % capacity 1.600 MW China, Jamaica
JSW Energy Ltd
Barmer Lignite Mining
India India, Botswana, South Africa, Swaziland 7,0 MT 3.260 MW 69 % capacity more than 50 % 4.140 MW India, Swaziland India, Botswana, South Africa
Kansai Electric Power Co (KEPCO)
Summit Southern Cross Power Holdings (joint venture)
Japan Japan, Australia 1.800 MW 25 % 1.817 MW Japan
Kibo Mining plc
Irish Republic Tanzania 0 MW 0 % more than 50 % 350 MW Tanzania Tanzania
Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO)
KEPCO Philippines Corp. | KEPCO Power Generation Co Ltd | Korea EastWest Power Co | Korea Midland Power | Korea South-East Power (KOEN) | Korea Southern Power | Korea Western Power | Gangnung Eco Power (joint venture) | Goseong Green Power (joint venture) | Nghi Son2 Project (joint venture) | PT Tanjung Power Indonesia (joint venture) | SPC Power Corp (joint venture) | Goseong Green Power (joint venture)
South Korea South Korea, Australia, Botswana, China, India, Indonesia, Philippines, Swaziland, Vietnam, South Africa 27.327 MW 39 % 10.795 MW South Korea, Botswana, Indonesia, Philippines, Swaziland, Vietnam, South Africa
Kosovo Energy Corporation J. S. C. (KEK)
Kosovo Kosovo 8,0 MT 1.288 MW 100 % more than 90 % 500 MW Kosovo
Kuyasa Mining Pty Ltd
KiPower
South Africa South Africa 2,0 MT 0 MW 0 % more than 90 % 600 MW South Africa
Lanco Infratech Limited (Lanco Group)
Griffin Coal Mining Co Pty Ltd | Himavat Power Limited | Vainateya Power Private Limited
India India, Australia, Indonesia 2,5 MT 1.800 MW 81 % 51 % 2.640 MW India Australia, Indonesia
LYP Group
Cambodia Cambodia 0 MW 0 % less than 30 % 1.000 MW Cambodia
Maharashtra State Power Generation Co (MAHAGENCO)
India India 8.220 MW 70 % capacity more than 50 % 3.550 MW India

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