Yeosu power station
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Yeosu power station (여수) is a 679-megawatt (MW) coal- and oil-fired power station in Yeosu, South Korea. The power station includes a 329 MW coal-fired unit and a 350 MW coal-fired unit, which replaced a 200 MW oil-fueled unit.
The undated satellite photo below shows the plant, which is located in Yeosu, South Korea.
Background on Plant
The Yeosu Thermal Power Plant consists of a 350 MW coal-fired unit, which replaced a 200-MW heavy oil-fired unit in February 2016, and a 329-MW coal-fired fluidized bed (CFB) unit. The No. 1 heavy-oil fired unit is going to be replaced with another coal-fired CFB boiler and a steam turbine that will generate 350 MW. The renewed No. 1 unit was scheduled to start operation in November 2015, but construction ended in February 2016.
- Sponsor: Korea Southeast Power Company (KOSEP)
- Parent company: KEPCO
- Location: Yeosu, South Korea
- Coordinates: 34.839326394977, 127.69078731537 (exact)
- Status: Operating
- Gross Capacity: Unit 1: 350 MW; Unit 2: 329 MW
- Type: Unit 1: Unknown; Unit 2: Subcritical
- Projected in service: Unit 1: rebuilt in 2016; Unit 2: 1977
- Coal Type: Bituminous
- Coal Source:
- Source of financing:
Articles and resources
- "Yokogawa Wins Control System Contract for Yeosu Power Plant in Korea," Yokogawa press release, April 18, 2013.
- "Energy Plants," POSCO, Oct 10, 2014
- "Energy Plants," Posco E&C website, accessed January 2017