Cheongsong is a 600MW hydro power project. It is located on Gilan, Yongjeon river/basin in North Gyeongsang, South Korea. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2000 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2006.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||600||600||–||Active||North Gyeongsang, South Korea||Korea Western Power|
The project was developed by Korea Western Power and is currently owned by Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power.
Cheongsong is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 102 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 307.9m. The project cost is $304.8m.
The project construction commenced in 2000 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2006.
GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of pump turbines, each with 300MW nameplate capacity.
GE Renewable Energy supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 333 MVA.
About Korea Western Power
Korea Western Power Co., Ltd. (KOWEPO), a subsidiary of Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO), develops electricity resources, and generates and supplies electricity. The company’s power generation portfolio includes Taen, Pyeongtaek, Seoincheon, and Gunsan power complexes consisting of thermal, hydro, solar and combined cycle power plants; and solar power plants at Samrangjin, Sejong City and Gyeonggi. KOWEPO is headquartered in Seoul, Korea.
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