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November 23, 2021

Ulsan Metropolitan City Floating Offshore Wind Farm, South Korea

By Carmen

Ulsan Metropolitan City Floating Offshore Wind Farm is a 1,700MW offshore wind power project. It is planned in Sea of Japan, Ulsan, South Korea. The project is currently in announced stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2024.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Offshore 1,700 1,700 Announced Ulsan, South Korea Hyundai Heavy Industries; Korea East-West Power; Ulsan Technopark

Description

The project is being developed by Hyundai Heavy Industries, Korea East-West Power and Ulsan Technopark. The turbines will be mounted on a floating type foundation.

Ulsan Metropolitan City Floating Offshore Wind Farm (Ulsan Metropolitan City Floating Offshore Wind Farm Phase I) consists of 27 turbines.

Development Status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2024.

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About Hyundai Heavy Industries

Hyundai Heavy Industries Co Ltd (HHI), a subsidiary of Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering Co Ltd, is a heavy industries company. It operates through shipbuilding and offshore, naval and special ships, and engine and machinery business units. The company’s shipbuilding division designs and manufactures shuttle, crude oil and chemical tankers; bulk, product, multipurpose cargo, LNG and LPG carriers; refrigerated cargo and special purpose vessels; drillship; semisubmersibles; marine engines; and others. HHI also builds surface and underwater combatants and auxiliary support vessels through its naval and special ships segment. It provides engineering, procurement, construction, transportation, installation, offshore hook-up and commissioning, and project management services. The company has operational presence across Europe, Asia, Africa, Middle East, and the Americas. HHI is headquartered in Ulsan, South Korea.

About Korea East-West Power

Korea East-West Power Co Ltd (EWP), a subsidiary of Korea Electric Power Corp, is a state-owned electric utility producer. It generates and supplies the electricity. It produces electricity from various sources including coal, oil, liquefied natural gas, mini hydro, and renewable sources such as solar, wind, biomass, and bio gas. The company also offers plant construction, engineering, plant operations, and plant maintenance services; and financial investment services for the exploration and development of mines. EWP serves in domestic and overseas regions. It has operating and developing interests in power generation facilities in North America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, and Oceania. EWP is headquartered in Jung-gu, Ulsan, 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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