Gunsan power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Gunsan power station is a 222-megawatt (MW) coal plant in North Jeolla, South Korea.


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Background on Plant

The first 123 MW unit of Gunsan power station was commissioned in 2011. It is located in Gunsan, Soryong, and is owned by Hanwha Group. An additional 99 MW unit was commissioned in 2019.[1][2][3]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Hanwha Group
  • Location: Gunsan, Soryong, Gunsan, North Jeolla Province, South Korea
  • Coordinates: 35.9544855, 126.5361256 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross Capacity: 222 MW (Unit 1: 123 MW, Unit 2: 99 MW)
  • Type: CFB
  • Start year: 2011 (Unit 1), 2019 (Unit 2)
  • Coal Type: Bituminous
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. "Hanwha Gunsan Cogeneration Plant," Sumitomo SHI FW, accessed Dec 2018
  2. "Business: Cogeneration," Hanwha Group, accessed January 2018
  3. "Gunsan Plant," Hanwha, accessed May 2019

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