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September 16, 2021

Saemangeum – Saemangeum Station HVDC Line, South Korea

By Carmen

Saemangeum – Saemangeum Station HVDC Line is a 500kV underground line with a length of 80km from Saemangeum offshore wind farm, South Korea, to Saemangeum Grid Station, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea.

The project is expected to be commissioned in 2023.

Description

Saemangeum – Saemangeum Station HVDC Line is an underground line that will be operated by Korea Electric Power. The line will carry direct current (AC) through double circuit cable.

Saemangeum – Saemangeum Station HVDC Line project development status

The construction works on the Saemangeum – Saemangeum Station HVDC Line project will be commenced in 2021 and commissioning is expected in 2023.

About Korea Electric Power

Korea Electric Power Corp (KEPCO) is an integrated electric utility. It generates, transmits, and distributes electricity. The company produces electricity using nuclear, thermal, renewable and other sources. Through power purchase agreements with independent power producers, KEPCO procures electricity. It also provides plant maintenance and engineering services for thermal and nuclear power plants; information services and communication line leasing; and sells nuclear fuel. KEPCO serves residential, commercial, educational, industrial, agricultural, street lighting, and overnight power customers in the country.

Methodology

All publicly-announced T&D Line & Substation projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects is sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific utility players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.

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