Bloomberg News

South Korea Has 15,822 MW of Nuclear Capacity Online

March 05, 2012

South Korea has 18 nuclear reactors in operation, producing 15,822 megawatts of power, or 82 percent of total capacity, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

The following table shows the status of the nation’s 21 reactors with combined regular capacity of 19,259 megawatts operated by state-run Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co. as of today.

COMPANY   CAPACITY
UNIT      ONLINE    STATUS
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Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power
Kori
No. 1         557  Running
No. 2         457  Running
No. 3       1,048  Running
No. 4       1,046  Running
Shin
No. 1       1,050  Running

Yonggwang
No. 1        (950) Shut for maintenance. May restart March 22
No. 2       1,002  Running
No. 3       1,056  Running
No. 4       1,053  Running
No. 5       1,057  Running
No. 6       1,057  Running

Wolsong
No. 1         691  Running
No. 2         104  Trial runs after maintenance shutdown
No. 3         736  Running
No. 4         738  Running

Uljin
No. 1        (950) Shut for maintenance. May Restart in 73 Days
No. 2       1,010  Running
No. 3       1,051  Running
No. 4      (1,000) Shut for maintenance. May restart April 23.
No. 5       1,055  Running
No. 6       1,054  Running
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Source: Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co.

To contact the reporter on this story: Sangim Han in Seoul at sihan@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Amit Prakash at aprakash1@bloomberg.net


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