Samrangjin is a 600MW hydro power project. It is located on Nakdong river/basin in South Gyeongsang, South Korea. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1979. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power with a stake of 100%.

Samrangjin is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 4.766 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 355m. Samrangjin underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2018-2021.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1979.

Contractors involved

Hitachi Mitsubishi Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 300MW nameplate capacity.

Voith Hydro Holding supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 385 MVA.

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