Bloomberg News

South Korea Has 15,837 MW of Nuclear Capacity Online

March 12, 2012

South Korea has 17 nuclear reactors in operation, producing 15,837 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         412  Partially running for maintenance.
No. 2        (650) Shut for maintenance. May restart April 14.
No. 3       1,044  Running
No. 4       1,047  Running
Shin
No. 1       1,053  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       1,058  Running
No. 6       1,056  Running

Wolsong
No. 1         693  Running
No. 2         712  Running
No. 3         740  Running
No. 4         739  Running

Uljin
No. 1        (950) Shut for maintenance. May Restart May 15.
No. 2       1,012  Running
No. 3       1,052  Running
No. 4      (1,000) Shut for maintenance. May restart April 23.
No. 5       1,053  Running
No. 6       1,055  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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