Bloomberg News

South Korea Has 18,306 MW of Nuclear Capacity Online

June 18, 2012

South Korea has 18 nuclear reactors in operation, producing 17,023 megawatts of power, or about 88 percent of total capacity, and two ones in pilot operations, producing 1,283 megawatts of power, 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 and two in pilot operations 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  1,050  Running
Shin No. 2  1,054  Pilot Operation until July 4

Yonggwang
No. 1         999  Running
No. 2         996  Running
No. 3       1,049  Running
No. 4           0  Shut for regular maintenance until July 15
No. 5       1,057  Running
No. 6       1,052  Running

Wolsong
No. 1         688  Running
No. 2         716  Running
No. 3         733  Running
No. 4         738  Running
Shin No. 1    229  Pilot Operation until July 29

Uljin
No. 1       1,008  Running
No. 2       1,011  Running
No. 3       1,049  Running
No. 4           0  Shut for maintenance and safety inspections
No. 5       1,052  Running
No. 6       1,052  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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