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January 5, 2022

Hapcheon HPS, South Korea

By Carmen

Hapcheon HPS is a 100MW hydro power project. It is located on Hwang river/basin in South Gyeongsang, South Korea. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1987.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 100 100 Active South Gyeongsang, South Korea Korea Water Resources


The project is developed and owned by Korea Water Resources.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 560 million cubic meter. The project generated 103.36 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1987.

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Contractors Involved

Fuji Electric was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 50MW nameplate capacity.

Fuji Electric 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.


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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