South Korea Has 16,324 MW of Nuclear Capacity Online

South Korea has 16 nuclear reactors in operation, producing 15,269 megawatts of power, or about 79 percent of total capacity, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Two additional plants are undergoing trials with 1,055 megawatts of capacity online.

The following table shows the status of the nation’s 21 reactors with a combined regular capacity of 19,259 megawatts and an additional two that are 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         680  Running
No. 3       1,045  Running
No. 4       1,046  Running
Shin No. 1  1,052  Running
Shin No. 2  1,055  Pilot operations until July 4

Yonggwang
No. 1         994  Running
No. 2         992  Running
No. 3       1,045  Running
No. 4           0  Shut for regular maintenance until July 15
No. 5       1,057  Running
No. 6       1,050  Running

Wolsong
No. 1           0  Shut for regular maintenance until July 29
No. 2         716  Running
No. 3         736  Running
No. 4         731  Running
Shin No. 1      0  Shut during pilot operations until July 29

Uljin
No. 1       1,008  Running
No. 2       1,009  Running
No. 3           0  Shut for maintenance until Dec. 12
No. 4           0  Shut for maintenance and safety inspections
No. 5       1,054  Running
No. 6       1,054  Running
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Source: Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co.

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