Profile: Korea Electric Power Corp (KEP)
3 Dec 2013
Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO), incorporated on January 1, 1982, is engaged in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity and development of electric power resources in the Republic of Korea. KEPCO’s business operations include nuclear, hydro and thermal generation; transmission and distribution, and resources development. KEPCO consists of power generation companies, subsidiaries and affiliates, and other share-holding companies. On January 5, 2010, KEPCO developed the prototype of next-generation electric vehicle chargers.
KEPCO completed consulting projects in Myanmar, the Philippines, Indonesia, Libya, Ukraine and Paraguay, and is working on 12 projects in Western Africa, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Azerbaijan. KEPCO is investing in green growth business, which includes implementation of Smart Grid and electric vehicle charging infrastructure and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. KEPCO is engaged in development of renewable energy projects, including photovoltaic, wind and tidal energy to realize low carbon green growth. KEPCO’ s overseas renewable energy projects include wind farms in Gansu (99 megawatts) and Inner Mongolia (1,075 megawatts) in China. KEPCO has secured an annual 520,000 tons worth of carbon emission rights. KEPCO has nine CDM projects related to wind generation project in China, out of 18 CDM projects.
Korea Electric Power Corp
Korea Electric Power Co.
512, Yeongdong-Daero, Gangnam-Gu
Company Web Links
- Update-Moody's: Average 5.4% tariff hike is credit positive for KEPCO
- UPDATE 2-S.Korea hikes power prices to avoid blackouts, cut KEPCO losses
- S.Korea's KDIC to sell KEPCO stake for up to $260 mln-terms
- South Korea says one nuclear reactor can restart, clears cables for others
- Update-Moody's:KEPCO's rating unaffected by weakened 3Q 2013 results