Bloomberg News

South Korea Has 18,486 MW of Nuclear Capacity Online

August 27, 2012

South Korea has 21 nuclear reactors in operation, producing 18,486 megawatts of power, or about 89 percent of total capacity, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

The following table shows the status of the nation’s 23 reactors operated by state-run Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co. as of today, with a combined regular capacity of 20,716 megawatts.

COMPANY   CAPACITY
UNIT      ONLINE    STATUS
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Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power
Kori
Unit 1                 598  Running
Unit 2                 669  Running
Unit 3               1,032  Running
Unit 4               1,033  Running
Shin-Kori Unit 1     1,040  Running
Shin-Kori Unit 2     1,042  Running

Yonggwang
Unit 1                 981  Running
Unit 2                 980  Running
Unit 3               1,039  Running
Unit 4               1,043  Running
Unit 5               1,053  Running
Unit 6               1,045  Running

Wolsong
Unit 1                 679  Running
Unit 2                 693  Running
Unit 3                 702  Running
Unit 4                 707  Running
Shin-Wolsong Unit1   1,007  Running

Uljin
Unit 1                  54  Running
Unit 2               1,001  Running
Unit 3                   0  Shut for planned checkup
Unit 4                   0  Shut for planned checkup
Unit 5               1,044  Running
Unit 6               1,044  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: Jason Rogers at jrogers73@bloomberg.net


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