Shin Hanul 4 (Shin-Ulchin 4) 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 permitting stage. The construction on the reactor is likely to commence in 2024. The plant proponent is expected to achieve the first power from the reactor in 2033 and is planned for commissioning in the same year. Buy the profile here.


Shin Hanul 4 (Shin-Ulchin 4) is a Generation III+ nuclear reactor.

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 4 (Shin-Ulchin 4) 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. The project cost is expected to be around $3,266.2m.

The material used for the construction of the vessel will be SA508, Grade 3, Class 1.

Development status

The reactor construction is expected to commence from 2024. Subsequent to that it will enter commercial operation by 2033.

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.

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