Power South Korea

South Korean power generation increased to 44.4TWh in June

South Korean power generation increased to 44.4TWh in June, up 0.5% m-o-m and up 3.4% y-o-y. Coal-fired generation edged up to 18.2TWh, up 2% m-o-m but still was only 0.2% lower y-o-y.  Gas-fired generation reached 12TWh, down by meagre 0.2% m-o-m but still was 23.4% higher y-o-y.

Nuclear generation fell to 11.3TWh, down 0.6% m-o-m and down 9.5% y-o-y.

Power generation from renewables totalled 3TWh, down 2.2% m-o-m but still was 16.7% higher y-o-y. This includes hydro generation, which totalled 0.7TWh, down 7.5% m-o-m but still was 30.2% higher y-o-y.

South Korea generated 278.7TWh of electricity in H118, up 3.8% y-o-y. Coal- and gas-fired generation increased to 122.1TWh and 79.5TWh respectively, up 2.5% and up 42.2% y-o-y.

Nuclear generation fell to 60TWh, down 23.2% y-o-y.

Renewable generation increased to 17TWh in H118, up 11.8% y-o-y. This includes hydro generation, which increased to 3.4TWh, up 6.4% y-o-y.

 

Source: KEPCO