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KOWEPO commences operation of Korea’s first domestic gas turbine

  • 3 months ago (2023-06-01)
  • David Flin
Asia 806 Gas 319

Korea Western Power (KOWEPO) has successfully connected a domestically developed power generation gas turbine to the power grid, a first for South Korea.

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The 500 MW Gimpo CHP plant has been linked to the 154 kV power grid, following successful ignition in March. The plant will now undergo 100 per cent load and combustion tests, control equipment tuning, and will commence commercial operations in July.