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January 10, 2022

Andong PSP, South Korea

By Carmen

Andong PSP is a 90MW hydro power project. It is located on Nakdong river/basin in North Gyeongsang, South Korea. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1971 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1976.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 90 90 Active North Gyeongsang, South Korea Korea Water Resources

Description

The project was developed by Korea Water Resources.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 1,248 million cubic meter. Andong PSP underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2005-2011. The project generated 158 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1971 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1976.

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Contractors Involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 turbines, each with 46.3MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz Hydro supplied electric generator(s) for the project.

About Korea Water Resources

Korea Water Resources Corporation (K-water), deals with the development and management of water resources. It constructs, operates, and manages metropolitan waterworks, which includes multi-regional and industrial waterworks; basins, rivers, and reservoirs; water treatment plants; industrial complexes and special-purpose zones; local-waterworks and sewage treatment; and renewable energy facilities. The company is also engaged in integrated water resource management, waterfront development, clean energy projects, overseas investment projects, membrane filtration for water supply, seawater distillation, and high quality tap water services. K-water is headquartered in Daejeon, South Korea.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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