S.Korea plans to run 36 nuclear power reactors in 2029

S.Korea plans to run 36 nuclear power reactors in 2029

SEOUL - South Korea's energy ministry said on Monday that it will add two new nuclear reactors in 2028 and 2029, and will run a total of 36 nuclear reactors in 2029 to stabilise power supply.

The nuclear reactor operator, Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Co Ltd (KHNP), part of state-run utility Korea Electric Power Corp, currently runs 23 reactors, supplying about a third of electricity for Asia's fourth-largest economy. It is already building or has plans to build another 11 units.

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