Bloomberg News

South Korea Has 17,967 MW of Nuclear Capacity Online

June 04, 2012

South Korea has 19 nuclear reactors in operation, producing 17,967 megawatts of power, or about 93 percent of 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         681  Running
No. 3       1,046  Running
No. 4       1,046  Running
Shin No. 1  1,051  Running

Yonggwang
No. 1         999  Running
No. 2         997  Running
No. 3       1,052  Running
No. 4         931  Running
No. 5       1,059  Running
No. 6       1,052  Running

Wolsong
No. 1         690  Running
No. 2         718  Running
No. 3         732  Running
No. 4         733  Running

Uljin
No. 1       1,008  Running
No. 2       1,012  Running
No. 3       1,052  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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