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South Korea Has 18,572 MW of Nuclear Capacity Online

Aug. 21 (Bloomberg) -- South Korea has 20 nuclear reactors in operation, producing 18,572 megawatts of power, or about 90 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               606  Running
Unit 2               677  Running
Unit 3             1,046  Running
Unit 4             1,048  Running
Shin-Kori Unit 1   1,053  Running
Shin-Kori Unit 2   1,052  Running

Yonggwang
Unit 1               978  Running
Unit 2               979  Running
Unit 3             1,036  Running
Unit 4             1,042  Running
Unit 5             1,050  Running
Unit 6             1,043  Running

Wolsong
Unit 1               689  Running
Unit 2               706  Running
Unit 3               717  Running
Unit 4               729  Running
Shin-Wolsong Unit 1    0  Shut for safety inspection

Uljin
Unit 1             1,006  Running
Unit 2             1,012  Running
Unit 3                 0  Shut for planned checkup
Unit 4                 0  Shut for planned checkup
Unit 5             1,050  Running
Unit 6             1,053  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 editors responsible for this story: Jason Rogers at jrogers73@bloomberg.net; Alexander Kwiatkowski at akwiatkowsk2@bloomberg.net

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