Yonggwang Solar Unit 3 is an 11MW solar PV power project. It is located in South Jeolla, 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 November 2012. Buy the profile here.


The project is developed and owned by Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power. The company has a stake of 100%.

Yonggwang Solar Unit 3 is a ground-mounted solar project.

The project generates 14,300MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 5,400 households. The project cost is $25.9m.

Development status

The project got commissioned in November 2012.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power under a power purchase agreement, starting from 2012.

Contractors involved

LG Electronics was selected as the supplier of PV modules for the project.

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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.


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