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South Korea Has 92 Percent of Nuclear Capacity Online

Jan. 24 (Bloomberg) -- South Korea has 19 nuclear reactors in operation, producing 17,654 megawatts of electric power, or 92 percent of the total capacity, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

The following table shows the status of the nation’s 21 reactors with a capacity of 19,259 megawatts operated 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         608  Running
No. 2         682  Running
No. 3       1,047  Running
No. 4       1,046  Running
Shin
No. 1      (1,000) Shut for maintenance. May restart Feb. 17.

Yonggwang
No. 1       1,000  Running
No. 2       1,004  Running
No. 3       1,055  Running
No. 4       1,054  Running
No. 5       1,058  Running
No. 6       1,057  Running

Wolsong
No. 1         690  Running
No. 2         721  Running
No. 3         735  Running
No. 4         738  Running

Uljin
No. 1         990  Running
No. 2       1,010  Running
No. 3       1,051  Running
No. 4      (1,000) Shut for maintenance. May restart April 23.
No. 5       1,054  Running
No. 6       1,054  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: Alexander Kwiatkowski at akwiatkowsk2@bloomberg.net

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