Korea Western Power Co., Ltd.(KOWEPO), a leading supplier and innovator in the 21st century Korean power industry, started its power business in April 2001. KOWEPO takes up approximately 8.7% of the national generating capacity mostly comprised of thermal and combined cycle. KOWEPO was initiated in separation from Korea Electric Power Corporation under the Korea Power Industry Restructuring Act. KOWEPO is now in the process of deregulation and privatization process. KOWEPO has about 2,350 employees and its head office is located in Taean-gun, Chungcheongnam-do, Republic of Korea.
KOWEPO Consists of 4 power plant complex nationwide
Taean Thermal Power Complex Division (6470.8MW)
(Bituminous Coal 500MW * 8, 1,050MW * 2) (Solar 17.3MW, Small Hydro Power 7.2MW, IGCC 346.4MW)
Pyeongtaek Thermal Power Complex Division (2271.4MW)
(Bunker C-Oil->LNG 350MW * 4, LNG GT 286.3MW * 2, ST 295.9MW * 1, Solar 2.9MW)
Seoinchon Combined Cycle Power Complex Division (1,878.1MW)
(LNG GT 150MW * 8, ST 75MW * 8, Solar 1.2MW, Fuel Cell 76.9MW)
Gunsan Combined Cycle Power Division (719.4MW)
(LNG GT 233.3MW * 2, ST 251.8MW * 1, Solar 1MW)
Below referred to is the brief introduction of KOWEPO's current business structure.
Scope of Business
Power supply and trading
Development of power resources
Power related business development