Hadong power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Hadong power station is a 4,000-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea.


The undated satellite photo below shows the power station in Hadong County.

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Background on Plant

Hadong power station is a 5 x 800 MW coal-fired power station in Gadeok Geumseong, Hadong County. It was commissioned from 1997 to 2009 and is owned by KEPCO.[1]

The 9th Basic Plan for Electricity Supply and Demand (2020 - 2034) schedules the retirement of coal units 1-6. From 2026 to 2031 they will be converted into six LNG-fueled units.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Korea Southern Power
  • Parent company: KEPCO
  • Location: Gadeok Geumseong, Hadong County, South Gyeongsang, South Korea
  • Coordinates: 34.952354, 127.819851 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 4,000 (Units 1–8: 500 MW)
  • Type: Supercritical (Units 1–6), Ultra-supercritical (Units 7-8)
  • Start year: 1997–2009
  • Coal Type: Bituminous
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. "Hadong Coal Power Plant South Korea," GEO, accessed May 2020
  2. "The 9th Basic Plan for Electricity Supply and Demand (2020 - 2034)", South Korea Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, December 28, 2020

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