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Power Plant Technology

Nuclear Power Plant

Nuclear Power Plant Technology Development Status

Nuclear Power Plant Technology Development Status
Generation Target Reactor Type Capacity Characteristics
1990s OPR 1000 1000MW
  • Development and Construction of 『Korean Standard Nuclear Power Plants (KSNP)』
  • Technological Independence in Nuclear Power Plant Engineering
2000s–2010s APR 1400 1400MW
  • Generation III New Reactor Types
  • Main Reactor for Domestic Construction
  • Reactor for Exportation
2020s APR+ 1500MW
  • Advanced Reactor having the Edge in Safety and Economic Feasibility
    • Facilities to Handle Serious Accidents
    • Strengthen Passive Safety
    • SC Modulization technology
2030s Prestigious Nuclear Power Plants / SMART 1000 ~ 1500MW / 10MW
  • Global Market Leading Nuclear Reactors Which Strengthen the Safety
  • Develop Original Technology for All Core Elements for the Development of Reactor Type

Application by Model

Application by Model
OPR1000
  • 12 Units are Constructed and Operated in Korea
    • Hanbit Units 3, 4, 5, 6
    • Hanul Units 3, 4, 5, 6
    • Shin-Kori Units 1 & 2
    • Shin-Wolsong Units 1 & 2
APR1400
  • 7 Units under construction, 1 Unit in operation
    • Shin-Kori Units 3, 4, 5 and 6/Shin-Hanul Units 1, 2, 3, and 4
  • 4 Units are being Constructed Overseas
    • Barakah Units 1, 2, 3, and 4 in UAE
APR+
  • 4 Units will be Constructed in accordance with the 7th Basic Plan for Long-term Electricity Supply and Demand of Korea
    • Cheonji Units 1 & 2 / Daejin Units 1 & 2
Prestigious Nuclear
Power Plant
  • Planning to Develop Technologies for NuTech 2030 in accordance with Comprehensive Plans for Promotion of Nuclear Energy of Korea
    • Goal to Develop Source Technologies for Core Elements of Prestigious Nuclear Power Plants
SMART
  • System-integrated Modular Reactor(100MW)
  • Signed Agreement to Construct 2 Units in Saudi Arabia

Thermal Power Plant

Thermal Power Plant
  • Future Type Next Generation Coal Fired Thermal Power Plants
  • 700℃ Class Ultra Super-Critical Highly Efficient & Environment-friendly
  • From 2020, it will be developed as the main model of thermal power plants
  • 1000MW Class Coal Fired Thermal Power Plant
  • Ultra Super-Critical Highly Efficient High Capacity
  • Dangjin Units 9 & 10
  • Shin-Boryeong Units 1 & 2
  • Taean Units 9 & 10
  • Goseong Green Power Units 1 & 2
  • Shin-Seocheon Unit 1
  • 800MW Class Coal Fired Thermal Power Plant
  • Steam Temperature is Increased to Improve Heat Efficiency
  • 3-Dimensional CAD Model is Created
  • Yeongheung Units 1 & 2
  • Yeongheung Units 3 & 4
  • 500MW Class Coal Fired Thermal Power Plant
  • The First Super-Critical Pressure Korean Thermal Power
  • Super-Critical Pressure Steam in Used and Highly Efficient Operation
  • Boryeong Units 3–8
  • Taean Units 1–8
  • Dangjin Units 1–8
  • 34 Units are Constructed including Hadong Units 1–8
  • Circulating Fluidized Bed (CFB) Coal Fired Thermal Power Plant
  • Donghae Units 1 & 2(200MW)
  • Yeosu Coal Fired Unit 2(340MW)
  • Samcheok Units 1 & 2(1000MW)
  • 300MW Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC)
  • Clean Coal Fired Thermal Technology
  • 300MW Class Taean IGCC Pilot Plant