Yecheon is an 800MW hydro power project. It is located on Geumgok river/basin in South Gyeongsang, South Korea. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2011.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||800||800||–||Active||South Gyeongsang, South Korea||Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power|
The project is developed and owned by Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power.
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.
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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