Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power
Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (Korean: 한국수력원자력, KHNP) is a subsidiary of the Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO). It operates large nuclear and hydroelectric plants in South Korea, which are responsible for about 30% of the country's electric power supply.
|Founder||Korea Electric Power Corporation|
|Chung Jaehoon (CEO)|
|Total assets||₩57 trillion|
|Total equity||₩25 trillion|
Number of employees
|Parent||Korea Electric Power Corporation|
It was formally established in 2001 as part of a general restructuring at KEPCO, although KEPCO had opened its first nuclear plant at Kori in Busan in 1977. The first commercial operation of Kori nuclear #1 was held 1978.
The company also operates internationally, with offices in New York, Washington, Paris,Tokyo and Praha. The current CEO is CHUNG Jaehoon (Korean: 정재훈). As of 2019[update], it had about 9,500 employees and sales revenue of ₩4.8 trillion (approximately US$7 billion). The current international credit ratings are Aa2 stable/AA stable/AA- stable(Moody's/S&P/Fitch), which are one of the top in global utility industry.
- Nuclear sites:
- Hydroelectric sites:
- Hwacheon Dam, Gandong-myeon, Hwacheon County, Gangwon-do
- Paldang site, Joan-myeon, Namyangju, Gyeonggi-do
- Cheongpyong site, Oeseo-myeon, Gapyeong County, Gyeonggi-do
- Uiam Dam, Sindong-myeon, Chuncheon, Gangwon-do
- Chuncheon site, Sinbuk-eup, Chuncheon, Gangwon-do
- Boseonggang site, Deungnyang-myeon, Boseong County, Jeollanam-do
- Seomjingang site, Chilbo-myeon, Jeongeup, Jeollabuk-do
- Goesan site, Chilseong-myeon, Goesan County, Chungcheongbuk-do
- Gangneung site, Seongsan-myeon, Gangneung, Gangwon-do
- "History". KHNP English-language site. Archived from the original on 2014-11-29. Retrieved November 19, 2014.
- "History of Executives". KHNP English-language site. Archived from the original on 2014-03-01. Retrieved November 19, 2014.
- "Financial Statements". KHNP English-language site. Archived from the original on 2014-10-20. Retrieved November 19, 2014.
- "Global Credit Ratings". KHNP English-language site. Archived from the original on 2019-10-21. Retrieved October 11, 2019.
- "KHNP is: Overview". KHNP English-language site. Archived from the original on 2014-10-19. Retrieved November 19, 2014.