Wind Energy Plants in South Korea
Location: South Korea
Operator: Hanshin Energy Co Ltd
Configuration: 11 X 3-MW MW V-90
Operation: 2009
WTG supplier: Vestas
EPC: Kepco
Quick facts: This $70mn plant was the first large-scale, private wind park on Jeju Island.

Photograph courtesy of Hanshin Energy Co Ltd
Posted 4 Jun 2011

Location: South Korea
Operator: Eurus Energy Holdings
Configuration: 20 X 2 MW V-82
Operation: 2008
WTG supplier: Vestas
EPC: Posco E&C
Quick facts: This wind farm is near Taegisan mountain in Hwoengseong-gun and Bongpyeong-myeon in Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do. This is the highest peak in Hoengseong-gun at 1,261m. Development started in Apr 2005 when Posco E&C signed a project MOU with the provincial government and Eurus Energy. Of 85bn won invested in the project, 42.5bn came from foreign investors. With an average 26% load factor, the project is expected to supply 98 GWh/yr to the grid and generate annual revenues of 9-11.3bn won. The turbines are installed in two groups, one in Hoengseonggun (9 units) and the second in Pyeongchang-gun (11units). The plant was opened on 26 Nov 2008.

Photograph courtesy of Posco E&C
Posted 18 Sep 2005

Location: South Korea
Operator: Unison Co Ltd
Configuration: 15 X 1.65 MW V-82
Operation: 2005
WTG supplier: Vestas
EPC: Hyundai, owner
Quick facts: This was the first non-recourse project financing for an Asian wind project. Sponsors include Unison, Marubeni Corp, and Vestas. Korean Development Bank was financial advisor.

Photograph courtesy of Vestas
Posted 18 Sep 2005


Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 12-Nov-2014