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South Korean government to cut nuclear power generation

9th National Power Supply Plan Finalized
Government to Cut Coal-fired and Nuclear Power Generation,
Business Korea, By Jung Suk-yee,  December 29, 2020The South Korean government finalized its ninth national power supply plan on Dec. 28. According to it, half of coal-fired power plants in South Korea will be shut down within 15 years for the purpose of carbon reduction, 11 old nuclear power plants will be shut down at the ends of their service lives without any service life extension, and LNG- and renewable energy-based power generation will be expanded to offset the resultant decrease in power supply. ……
When it comes to nuclear power plants, the government is planning to increase the number from 24 to 26 from this year to 2024 and then decrease it to 17 by 2034. The capacity of the plants will be reduced from 23.3 GW to 19.4 GW from this year to 2034……..

December 31, 2020 - Posted by | politics, South Korea

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