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November 3, 2021

Shin-Kori 3, South Korea

By Carmen

Shin-Kori 3 is a 1,486MW nuclear reactor which is located within the premises of Shin-Kori. It is located in Ulsan, South Korea. The nuclear reactor is currently generating power and is in active status. The construction on the reactor commenced in Oct, 2008. The first power from the reactor was achieved in Jan, 2016. Subsequent to trial runs the reactor finally entered into commercial operation in Dec, 2016.

PID Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Main Contractor
988 Nuclear 1,486 1,486 Active Ulsan, South Korea Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction

Description

Shin-Kori 3 is a Generation III+ nuclear reactor developed by Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction, the main contractor for the project.

The 1,486MW reactor is owned and operated by Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power.

Shin-Kori 3 is a type of PWR reactor. It features 241 fuel assemblies in the core of reactor, the place where fission occurs and energy is released. The project cost is $3,343.5m.

Development Status

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The reactor construction commenced in Oct, 2008 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in Dec, 2016.

Contractors Involved

Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the nuclear reactor. Korea Engineering and Construction was selected as an architect engineer for the reactor. The reactor system was supplied by Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction. The reactor vessel has been supplied by Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction. The material used for the construction of the vessel is SA508, Grade 3, Class 1. The civil works were carried out by Hyundai Engineering and Construction Co., Ltd, Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction Co., Ltd and SK Engineering and Construction.

About Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction

Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co Ltd (Doosan Heavy Industries), a subsidiary of Doosan Corp, 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 Heavy Industries along with its subsidiaries, branches and affiliates operates in the Middle East, Africa, the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Doosan Heavy Industries is headquartered in Changwon, Yeongnam, South Korea.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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