Following the construction of of the first pumped hydro power plant in Cheongpyeong, Samrangjin Pumped Hydro Power Plant is the second pumped hydro power plant in Korea with output power capacity exceeding Cheongpyeong by 200MW. Unlike Cheongpyeong, Samrangjin project built a lower reservoir named Chuntaechun by damming a tributary of Nakdong River. The rigorous construction resulted in 6,578 meters of tunnel inside the facility.

Open-loop Pumped Hydro Storage