List of power stations in South Korea

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The following page lists power stations in South Korea.

Non-renewable[edit]

Coal[edit]

All power station lists are based on the 7th Basic Electricity Supply Plan(2015)

Station Capacity (MW) Units Coordinates Completion Status Notes
Boryeong Power Station 4,000 8 Operational BIT Coal
Dangjin Power Station 4,000 8 Operational BIT Coal
Hadong Power Station 4,000 8 Operational BIT Coal
Samchonpo Power Station 3,240 6 Operational BIT Coal
Taean Power Station 5,050 9 Operational BIT Coal
Yeongheung Power Station 6,820 8 Operational BIT Coal
->Yeongheung unit 1 800 12 Jul 2004 Operational BIT Coal
->Yeongheung unit 2 800 28 Nov 2004 Operational BIT Coal
->Yeongheung unit 3 870 30 Jun 2008 Operational BIT Coal
->Yeongheung unit 4 870 31 Dec 2008 Operational BIT Coal
->Yeongheung unit 5 870 10 Jun 2014 Operational BIT Coal
->Yeongheung unit 6 870 5 Nov 2014 Operational BIT Coal
->Yeongheung unit 7 870 Construction BIT Coal
->Yeongheung unit 8 870 Construction BIT Coal
Yeosu Power Station 328.6 1 Operational BIT Coal
Yeongdong Power Station 325 2 Operational ANTH Coal
Donghae Power Station 1100 2 Operational ANTH Coal
Honam Power Station 500 2 Operational BIT Coal
Yeosu Power Station 350 1 Under Construction BIT Coal
Dangjin Power Station 2,040 2 Under Construction BIT Coal
Shin Boryung Power Station 2,000 2 Under Construction BIT Coal
Samcheok Green Power 2,000 2 Operational BIT Coal
Taean Power Station 2,100 2 Under Construction BIT Coal
Bukpyung Power Station 1,190 2 Under Construction BIT Coal
Goseong HI Power Station 2,080 2 2021 Under Construction[1] BIT Coal
->Goseong HI unit 1 1,040 2021 Under Construction BIT Coal
->Goseong HI unit 2 1,040 Oct 2021 Under Construction BIT Coal
Samcheok Pos Power 2,100 2 Planned BIT Coal
Gangneung Anin Station 2,080 2 2022 Under Construction[2] BIT Coal
->Gangneung Ani unit 1 1,040 Dec 2021 Under Construction BIT Coal
->Gangneung Ani unit 2 1,040 Jun 2022 Under Construction BIT Coal
Dangjin Eco Station 1,160 2 Planned BIT Coal
Shin Seocheon Power Station 1,000 1 Mar 2020 Under Construction[3] BIT Coal

Fuel Oil[edit]

All power stations with at least 500 MW nameplate capacity are listed.

Station Capacity (MW) Community Coordinates Status Notes
Pyeongtaek Power Station 1,400 Operational [4]
Ulsan Power Station 1,800 Operational [4]
Yeosu Power Station 528 Operational [4]

Natural Gas[edit]

All power stations with at least 1,000 MW nameplate capacity are listed.

Station Capacity (MW) Community Coordinates Status Notes
Boryeong Power Station[5] 1,200 Operational CCGT
Busan Power Station[6] 1,800 Operational CCGT
Incheon Power Station[5] 1,012 Operational CCGT
Seoincheon Power Station[4] 1,800 Operational CCGT
Seoul Power Station[4] 1,537 Operational
Shinincheon Power Station[6] 1,800 Operational CCGT
Seoincheon Power Station[4] 1,800 Operational CCGT
Ulsan Power Station[4] 1,200 Operational CCGT

Nuclear[edit]

All power stations are listed.

Station Capacity (MW) Unit Commissioning Community Coordinates Status
Kori Nuclear Power Plant 6,537 35°19′12″N 129°17′24″E / 35.319904°N 129.290053°E / 35.319904; 129.290053 (Kori Nuclear Power Plant) Operational
-> Kori #1 587 1 29 April 1978 Operational
-> Kori #2 650 2 25 July 1983 Operational
-> Kori #3 950 3 30 September 1985 Operational
-> Kori #4 950 4 29 April 1986 Operational
-> Shin Kori #1 1,000 5 28 February 2011 Operational
-> Shin Kori #2 1,000 6 20 July 2012 Operational
-> Shin Kori #3 1,400 7 20 December 2016 Operational
-> Shin Kori #4 1,400 8 September 2018 exp. Construction
Hanul Nuclear Power Plant 5,928 37°05′34″N 129°23′01″E / 37.09278°N 129.38361°E / 37.09278; 129.38361 (Ulchin Nuclear Power Plant) Operational
-> Hanul #1 950 1 10 September 1988 Operational
-> Hanul #2 950 2 30 September 1989 Operational
-> Hanul #3 1000 3 11 August 1998 Operational
-> Hanul #4 1000 4 31 December 1999 Operational
-> Hanul #5 1000 5 29 July 2004 Operational
-> Hanul #6 1000 6 22 April 2005 Operational
-> Shin Hanul #1 1,340 7 November 2018 exp. Construction
-> Shin Hanul #2 1,340 8 November 2019 exp. Construction
-> Shin Hanul #3 1,340 9 December 2022 exp. Construction
-> Shin Hanul #4 1,340 10 December 2023 exp. Construction
Hanbit Nuclear Power Plant 5,875 35°24′54″N 126°25′26″E / 35.41500°N 126.42389°E / 35.41500; 126.42389 (Yeonggwang Nuclear Power Station) Operational
-> Hanbit #1 950 1 25 August 1986 Operational
-> Hanbit #2 950 2 10 June 1987 Operational
-> Hanbit #3 1,000 3 31 March 1995 Operational
-> Hanbit #4 1,000 4 01 January 1996 Operational
-> Hanbit #5 1,000 5 21 May 2002 Operational
-> Hanbit #6 1,000 6 24 December 2002 Operational
Wolseong Nuclear Power Plant 4,598 35°43′0″N 129°28′40″E / 35.71667°N 129.47778°E / 35.71667; 129.47778 (Wolseong Nuclear Power Plant) Operational
-> Wolseong #1 657 1 22 April 1983 Operational
-> Wolseong #2 647 2 01 July 1997 Operational
-> Wolseong #3 651 3 01 July 1998 Operational
-> Wolseong #4 653 4 01 October 1999 Operational
-> Shin wolseong #1 997 5 31 July 2012 Operational
-> Shin wolseong #2 993 6 24 July 2015 Operational

Renewable[edit]

Hydroelectric[edit]

Power stations with at least 50 MW nameplate capacity are listed.

Station Capacity (MW) PS Community Coordinates Status Notes
Andong Dam 80 Yes Andong 36°35′05″N 128°46′26″E / 36.58472°N 128.77389°E / 36.58472; 128.77389 (Andong Dam) Operational
Cheongpyong PS 400 Yes     Operational [4]
Cheongsong PS 600 Yes     Operational [4]
Chungju Dam 400 No Chungju 37°00′22″N 127°59′33″E / 37.00611°N 127.99250°E / 37.00611; 127.99250 (Chungju Dam) Operational [4]
Daecheong Dam 90 No Daejeon 36°28′39″N 127°28′51″E / 36.47750°N 127.48083°E / 36.47750; 127.48083 (Daecheong Dam) Operational
Hapcheon HPS 100 No     Operational [4]
Hwacheon Dam 108 No Hwacheon 38°07′02″N 127°46′44″E / 38.11722°N 127.77889°E / 38.11722; 127.77889 (Hwacheon Dam) Operational [4]
Imha Dam 50 No Andong 36°32′15″N 128°53′00″E / 36.53750°N 128.88333°E / 36.53750; 128.88333 (Imha Dam) Operational [4]
Muju PS 600 Yes     Operational [7]
Paldang HPS 120 No     Operational [4]
Sancheong PS 700 Yes     Operational [7]
Samnangjin PS 600 Yes     Operational [4]
Soyanggang Dam 200 No Chuncheon 37°56′44″N 128°48′52″E / 37.94556°N 128.81444°E / 37.94556; 128.81444 (Soyanggang Dam) Operational [4]
Yangyang PS 1,000 Yes Yangyang 38°00′37″N 128°32′34″E / 38.01028°N 128.54278°E / 38.01028; 128.54278 (Yangyang PS) Operational [4]
Yecheon PS 800 Yes Under construction [4]

Tidal[edit]

Station Capacity (MW) Community Coordinates Status
Garorim Bay Tidal Power Station 520     Proposed
Incheon Tidal Power Station 1,320   37°29′30″N 126°20′15″E / 37.49167°N 126.33750°E / 37.49167; 126.33750 (Incheon Tidal Power Station) Under Construction
(2017)
Sihwa Lake Tidal Power Station 254     Operational
Uldolmok Tidal Power Station 1 Uldolmok 34°34′06″N 126°18′28″E / 34.56833°N 126.30778°E / 34.56833; 126.30778 (Uldolmok Tidal Power Station) Operational

Wind[edit]

Power stations with at least 10 MW nameplate capacity are listed.

Station Capacity (MW) Turbines Community Coordinates Status
Hankyeong Wind Farm[6] 21 9     Operational
Kangwon Wind Farm[4] 98       Operational
Seongsan Wind Farm[6] 12 6     Operational
Youngduk Wind Farm[8] 39.6 24     Operational

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