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South Korea Has 16,040 MW of Nuclear Capacity Online

May 8 (Bloomberg) -- South Korea has 17 nuclear reactors in operation, producing 16,040 megawatts of power, or about 83 percent of total capacity, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

The following table shows the status of the nation’s 21 reactors with a combined regular 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           0  Shut for safety inspection since March 13
No. 2         682  Running
No. 3       1,045  Running
No. 4       1,046  Running
Shin No. 1  1,052  Running

Yonggwang
No. 1       1,005  Running
No. 2       1,001  Running
No. 3       1,051  Running
No. 4       1,053  Running
No. 5           0  Shut for maintenance. May restart May 29
No. 6       1,055  Running

Wolsong
No. 1         690  Running
No. 2         721  Running
No. 3         736  Running
No. 4         736  Running

Uljin
No. 1           0  Shut for maintenance. May Restart May 15.
No. 2       1,010  Running
No. 3       1,049  Running
No. 4           0  Shut for maintenance and safety inspection.
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: Amit Prakash at aprakash1@bloomberg.net

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