Bloomberg News

South Korea Has 17,919 MW of Nuclear Capacity Online

September 17, 2012

South Korea has 19 nuclear reactors in operation, producing 17,919 megawatts of power, or about 86 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                 607  Running
Unit 2                 674  Running
Unit 3                   0  Shut for planned checkup
Unit 4               1,039  Running
Shin-Kori Unit 1     1,046  Running
Shin-Kori Unit 2     1,050  Running

Yonggwang
Unit 1               1,001  Running
Unit 2                 998  Running
Unit 3               1,052  Running
Unit 4               1,053  Running
Unit 5               1,059  Running
Unit 6               1,053  Running

Wolsong
Unit 1                   0  Shut for checkup
Unit 2                 699  Running
Unit 3                 713  Running
Unit 4                 723  Running
Shin-Wolsong Unit1   1,040  Running

Uljin
Unit 1               1,003  Running
Unit 2               1,008  Running
Unit 3                   0  Shut for planned checkup
Unit 4                   0  Shut for planned checkup
Unit 5               1,050  Running
Unit 6               1,051  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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