Saemangeum Collective Energy Facility

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{{#badges:CoalSwarm|Navbar-SouthKoreacoal}}Saemangeum Collective Energy Facility is a 304-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in North Jeolla Province, South Korea.


The map below shows the city of Gunsan, the approximate location of the plant.

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Background on Plant

On October 1, 2013, Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction announced that it had signed a contract worth US $470 million to construct the Saemangeum Collective Energy Facility. The project will involve the construction of a coal fired thermal power plant at the Saemangeum Industrial Complex Zone 2 in Gunsan City, North Jeollado. The power plant is projected to have an electricity output of 304MW (152MW x 2 units), with a planned completion date of March 2016.[1]

The plant was completed in April 2016.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Saemangeum Development Agency
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Gunsan City, North Jeolla Province, South Korea
  • Coordinates: 35.983333, 126.716667 (approximate)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross Capacity: 304 MW (Units 1-2: 152 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Projected in service: 2016
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

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