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Digvijay Bhusan

Biggest power plants under China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)

Eight of the ten biggest power projects under China’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) as of 2019 are in Pakistan, within the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The combined capacity of the ten biggest BRI power projects is 20.97GW, out of which Pakistan’s share is 9.57GW (45%). Power-technology lists the biggest power projects under the BRI, based on capacity.

The world’s biggest under-construction power plants by capacity

As of 2019, the world’s ten biggest under-construction power plants have a combined capacity of 64.7GW, with the majority being hydroelectric (57%), followed by thermal (28%) and nuclear (15%).