Yecheon is an 800MW hydro power project. It is located on Geumgok 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 2011. Buy the profile here.
The project is developed and owned by Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power. The company has a stake of 100%.
Yecheon is a pumped storage project. The project cost is $974.76m.
The project got commissioned in 2011.
GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 turbines, each with 408MW nameplate capacity.
GE Renewable Energy supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 445 MVA.
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About Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power
Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co Ltd (KHNP), a subsidiary of Korea Electric Power Corp, is a renewable energy company. It generates power from nuclear, hydroelectric, and pumped storage power plants. The company supplies power to residential, educational, commercial, industrial, and agricultural sectors. KHNP utilizes new and renewable energy sources such as solar light, fuel cell, wind power and solar heat to generate electric power. The company offers construction, maintenance and modernization services to nuclear and hydroelectric power projects in Nepal, Tadjikistan, China and others. KHNP is headquartered in Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea.