Bloomberg News

South Korea Has 16,941 MW of Nuclear Capacity Online

May 14, 2012

South Korea has 18 nuclear reactors in operation, producing 16,941 megawatts of power, or about 88 percent of total capacity, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

The following table shows the status of the nation’s 21 reactors with a 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           0  Shut for safety inspection since March 13
No. 2         683  Running
No. 3       1,047  Running
No. 4       1,047  Running
Shin No. 1  1,052  Running

Yonggwang
No. 1       1,006  Running
No. 2       1,002  Running
No. 3       1,054  Running
No. 4       1,050  Running
No. 5           0  Shut for maintenance. May resume May 29
No. 6       1,056  Running

Wolsong
No. 1         690  Running
No. 2         722  Running
No. 3         737  Running
No. 4         737  Running

Uljin
No. 1         890  Running
No. 2       1,011  Running
No. 3       1,049  Running
No. 4           0  Shut for maintenance and safety inspections
No. 5       1,055  Running
No. 6       1,053  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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