KOWEPO Hadong power station

From Global Energy Monitor

KOWEPO Hadong power station is a proposed 2,000-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station by Korea Western Power Co., Ltd. (KOWEPO) in South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea.


The map below shows Hadong County, the approximate location for the proposed plant.

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Background on Plant

In November 2014 Korea Western Power Co., Ltd. (KOWEPO) said it planned to build a 2,000 MW coal-fired power station in Gwangyang Bay Area Free Economic Zone, with construction planned to begin in 2017 and end in 2022.[1]

However, with no developments since the initial announcement, the project appears to be cancelled.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Korea Western Power Co., Ltd. (KOWEPO)
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Hadong County, South Gyeongsang Province
  • Coordinates: 35.066667, 127.75 (approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Capacity: 2,000 (Units 1&2: 1,000 MW)
  • Type:
  • Projected in service:
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. "하동 석탄화력발전소 추진 신중해야," Daily Citizen Gyeongnam, Nov 21, 2014

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