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January 10, 2022

Honam Coal Fired Power Plant, South Korea

By Carmen

Honam Coal Fired Power Plant is a 500MW coal fired power project. It is located in South Jeolla, South Korea. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in April 1973.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 500 500 Active South Jeolla, South Korea

Description

The project is currently owned by Korea East-West Power.

It is a Steam Turbine power plant that is used for Baseload. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is bituminous coal. In case of shortage of bituminous coal the plant can also run on Heavy Fuel Oil.

The project generated 3,848,000MWh of electricity.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in April 1973.

Contractors Involved

Honam Coal Fired Power Plant (Honam Coal Fired Power Plant Unit I) is equipped with GE Power steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 250MW nameplate capacity.

Honam Coal Fired Power Plant (Honam Coal Fired Power Plant Unit II) is equipped with GE Power steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 250MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the Honam Coal Fired Power Plant (Honam Coal Fired Power Plant Unit I).

GE Power supplied electric generator for the Honam Coal Fired Power Plant (Honam Coal Fired Power Plant Unit II).

The steam boilers for the coal fired power project have been supplied byBabcock & Wilcox Enterprises and IHI.

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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