Shin Hanul 2 (Shin-Ulchin 2) is a 1,400MW nuclear reactor planned in North Gyeongsang, South Korea. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the nuclear reactor is currently at the under construction stage. The construction on the reactor is likely to commence in Jun, 2013. The plant proponent is expected to achieve the first power from the reactor in Jan, 2024. Subsequent to the trial runs, the reactor is expected to enter into commercial operation in Mar, 2024. Buy the profile here.

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Shin Hanul 2 (Shin-Ulchin 2) is a Generation III nuclear reactor being developed by Doosan Enerbility, the main contractor for the project.

The 1,400MW reactor is currently owned and will be operated by Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power. The company has a stake of 100%.

Shin Hanul 2 (Shin-Ulchin 2) is a type of PWR reactor. It will feature 241 fuel assemblies in the core of reactor, the place where fission occurs and energy is released.

Development status

The reactor construction is expected to commence from Jun, 2013. Subsequent to that it will enter commercial operation by Mar, 2024.

Contractors involved

Doosan Enerbility will be the steam turbine supplier for the nuclear reactor. KEPCO Engineering and Construction and Korea Engineering and Construction are expected to be the architect engineers for the reactor. The reactor system is likely to be supplied by Doosan Enerbility. The reactor vessel is expected to be supplied by Doosan Enerbility. The material used for the construction of the vessel will be SA508, Grade 3, Class 1. The civil works will be carried out by Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co Ltd, SK Engineering & Construction Co Ltd and GS Engineering & Construction.

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About Doosan Enerbility

Doosan Enerbility Co Ltd (Doosan Enerbility), formerly, Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co Ltd, is a power plant equipment manufacturer. It offers integrated equipment and solutions for power and water plants. The company’s major products include boilers, generators, engines, turbines, steam generators, nuclear reactors, material handling equipment, castings and forgings and seawater desalination plants. It also offers construction equipment and undertakes the construction of apartment complexes, roadways, power plants and industrial plants. Doosan Enerbility along with its subsidiaries, branches and affiliates operates in the Middle East, the Americas, Africa, Europe and Asia. It is a subsidiary of Doosan Corp. Doosan Enerbility is headquartered in Changwon, Yeongnam, South Korea.

This content was updated on 25 January 2024

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