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Sancheong Pumped Storage Power Plant

Technology Type Open-loop Pumped Hydro Storage
Rated Power 700000 kW
Duration at Rated Power (HH:MM) 0:15.00 / 9.10
URL More about Sancheong Pumped Storage Power Plant
KOREA Hydro and Nuclear Power Co, a power generation subsidiary of Korea Electric Power Company (KEPCO) began construction of a new 700MW hydroelectric power project in Sancheong, South Korea, in February 1995 and the construction was complete in November of 2011. The pumped storage project is located upstream on the Deokcheon River in the province of Gyeongsangnam-do. Civil work for the US$559.5M scheme was carried out by a consortium of Sambu Construction Industrial Company and Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction Company, both Korean companies. Alstom S.A. and Doosan provided two 350MW reversible pump turbines.
This data has been validated by project staff through a review of publicly available information about the project, and verified by the project owner. Information is accurate as of 2016-04-29.
Project Status
Status Operational
Commissioning On DD.09.YYYY
Project Includes Multiple Systems No

Sancheong-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do
Korea, South

Utility Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO)
Utility Type Investor Owned
Paired Grid Resource Transmission
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Utility-Owned
Equity Owner 1 Korea Electric Power Company (KEPCO)
Energy Storage Technology Provider Doosan, Alstom
Power Electronics Provider Doosan, Alstom
Cost & Performance
Performance N/A
Service Use Case Electric Energy Time Shift
Electric Supply Capacity
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