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2021
  • Nov.

    • Announcement of the 2050 carbon neutrality road map
    • Celebrated construction of Seoul Combined Cycle Power Plant Units 1 & 2
    • Received the Presidential Award at the 20th Korea Safety Award Ceremony
  • Celebrated construction of Seoul Combined Cycle Power Plant Units 1 & 2 Celebrated construction of Seoul Combined Cycle Power Plant Units 1 & 2
    Received the Presidential Award at the 20th Korea Safety Award Ceremony Received the Presidential Award at the 20th Korea Safety Award Ceremony
  • Jun.

    • Initiated the commercial operation of the Shin Seocheon Thermal Power Plant
  • Initiated the commercial operation of the Shin Seocheon Thermal Power Plant Initiated the commercial operation of the Shin Seocheon Thermal Power Plant
  • May.

    • Signed an investment agreement for the Haman Natural Gas Power Plant
  • Signed an investment agreement for the Haman Natural Gas Power Plant Signed an investment agreement for the Haman Natural Gas Power Plant
  • Apr.

    • Earned top grade in shared growth assessment for sixth consecutive year
    • Celebrated the 20th anniversary of KOMIPO
    • Inaugural ceremony of Kim Ho-bin (9th President & CEO)
  • Inaugural ceremony of Kim Ho-bin (9th President & CEO) Inaugural ceremony of Kim Ho-bin (9th President & CEO)
2020
  • Dec.

    • Winner of the S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards
  • Winner of the S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards Winner of the S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards
  • Nov.

    • Constructed the nation’s largest Yeonggwang Solar Power Complex (100 MW)
    • Celebrated construction of Yeonggwang Solar Power Complex
  • Celebrated construction of Yeonggwang Solar Power Complex Celebrated construction of Yeonggwang Solar Power Complex
  • Jul.

    • Announced the KOMIPO New Deal Comprehensive Action Plan
  • Apr.

    • Financial completion for Wampu Hydropower Plant, first for an overseas hydropower project by a domestic electric power group
  • Jan.

    • Received Presidential Citation for 2019 Safe Korea Exercise (SKX)
2019
  • Dec.

    • Assessed as “Grade 1” by the public institution integrity evaluation in 2019
    • Received “Excellence Award” from the Indonesian Ministry of Cooperatives and SME
  • Oct.

    • Inducted into the “Korea CEO Hall of Fame” in 2019 for the second consecutive year
    • Opening of the “Era of the First Eco-Friendly LNG Power Plant” in the Jeju region
  • Opening of the “Era of the First Eco-Friendly LNG Power Plant” in the Jeju region Opening of the “Era of the First Eco-Friendly LNG Power Plant” in the Jeju region
  • Sep.

    • Boryeong P.G. Site Division received the Asian Power Awards
  • Jul.

    • The first Korean company to expand overseas into the European wind power industry
    • The first of electric utility’s internal corporate ventures to successfully export to Latin America
  • Jun.

    • Assessed as “Grade A” by the government’s management evaluation
    • Awarded the Korean Innovation Frontier Award for the third consecutive year
  • 2019 Korea Mingu Innovation Awards 2019 Korea Mingu Innovation Awards
  • May

    • Seoul Combined Cycle Units 1 and 2, the first system merger
  • The first synchronization of Seoul Power Stations 1 & 2 The first synchronization of Seoul Power Stations 1 & 2
  • Apr.

    • Awarded “Grand Prize” in both ‘Safety Management’ and ‘Shared Growth’ categories at the 2019 National Industry Awards
    • Establishment of overseas corporation in Indonesia
  • Awarded “Grand Prize” in both ‘Safety Management’ and ‘Shared Growth’ categories at the 2019 National Industry Awards Awarded “Grand Prize” in both ‘Safety Management’ and ‘Shared Growth’ categories at the 2019 National Industry Awards
2018
  • Dec.

    • Won both the Ministerial Award of Trade, Industry and Energy and the Best CEO Award at the 25th Corporate Innovation Awards
    • Completed the first LNG-fired combined power plant in the Jeju region
  • Completed the first LNG-fired combined power plant in the Jeju region Completed the first LNG-fired combined power plant in the Jeju region
  • Nov.

    • Completed Tanggamus Hydropower Plant in Indonesia
    • Won the IBEA Grand Environment Award for the Cirebon Power Plant Project
    • Won the Excellent Quality Competitiveness Award for the 12th consecutive year at the Korea National Quality Awards
  • Completed Tanggamus Hydropower Plant in Indonesia Completed Tanggamus Hydropower Plant in Indonesia
  • Sept.

    • Won Gold Prize for the 8th consecutive year at the Nationwide Quality Breakout Session Team Competition
  • Aug.

    • Initiated the commercial operation of the 2nd Jeju LNG-fired combined power plant
  • July

    • Initiated the commercial operation of the Tanggamus Hydropower Plant in Indonesia
  • Mar.

    • Selected as the very best agency for mutual growth assessment in 2017
    • Boryeong Thermal Power Plant 3 achieved the worlds first failure-free operation for the longest period of 6,500 days
  • Feb.

    • 8th CEO Park Hyeonggu appointed
  • Jan.

    • Tanjung Jati Thermal Power Plant in Indonesia won awards in six categories
2017
  • Dec.

    • Selected as the very best agency for the 2nd consecutive year for integrity assessment
    • Received the Ethical Management Award from the Korea Academy Of Business Ethics
  • Nov.

    • Selected as Korea’s first ‘Energy Champion’
    • Entered the hall of fame for winning the Excellent Quality Competitiveness Award for 11 consecutive years for the first time in the power generation industry
    • Concluded shareholders’ agreement for the Sipborpa Hydropower Plant Project in Indonesia
  • Oct.

    • Initiated the commercial operation of the 2nd Shin Boryeong Power Plant
  • Sept.

    • Shin Boryeong P.G. Site Div. won the “Power Plant of the Year Award” at the Asian Power Awards
    • Declared the Charter of Human Rights Management
  • July

    • Seocheon Thermal Power Plant became history
    • CEO Jeong Changgil won the ‘Global Quality Manager Award
  • June

    • Initiated the commercial operation of the 1st Shin Boryeong Power Plant
    • Won the Korea Innovation Award
    • Concluded MOU for the Toru Hydropower Plant Project in Indonesia
  • Apr

    • Concluded the No. 2 financing agreement for Cirebon, Indonesia
  • Mar.

    • Achieved Most Excellent Grade in 2016 shared Growth Assessment of the Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy
    • KOMIPO Inks JDA for Hydropower Project in Indonesia
  • Feb.

    • Support K-Jangbogo Market Exploration for SMEs(Malaysia, Germany, Italy)
    • Successed in network synchronization and connection system of Shinboryeong Thermal Power #2
  • Successed in network synchronization and connection system of Shinboryeong Thermal Power #2 Successed in network synchronization and connection system of Shinboryeong Thermal Power #2
  • Jan.

    • Achieved Excellent Grade fot the 3rd consecutive year in the Anti-Corruption Policy Assessment for Public Organizations
2016
  • Dec.

    • Completed the Sangmyung Wind Power in Jeju Island
  • Nov.

    • Completed Wampu Hydropower Plant in Indonesia
  • Completed Wampu Hydropower Plant in Indonesia Completed Wampu Hydropower Plant in Indonesia
  • Oct.

    • Dispatched 'K (Komipo)-Jang Bogo Market Exploration Mission' to Indonesia and Vietnam)
  • Sept.

    • Boryeong TPP #3 realized world's longest LTTF operation of 6,000 days (as of Sept. 27, '16)
    • Won 2016 Asian Power Awards in three categories
      - CEO of the Year, (Gold) Asian Coal-Fired Power
      - Project of the Year (Cirebon), and (Gold) Asian Gas
      - Power Project of the Year (Sejong)
  • Boryeong TPP #3 realized world's longest LTTF operation of 6,000 days (as of Sept. 27, '16) Boryeong TPP #3 realized world's longest LTTF operation of 6,000 days (as of Sept. 27, '16)
  • Aug.

    • Started commercial operation of Jeju Sangmyung Wind Power Plant
    • Conducted 1st ignition of Shin Boryeong TPP #2
  • July

    • Commenced construction of Shin Seocheon TPP
  • June

    • Commenced construction of Jeju LNG CCPP
  • May

    • Completed a fish hatchery at Boryeong TPP and conducted 1st release of baby fish
    • Started commercial operation of Wampu Hydropower Plant in Indonesia
  • Completed a fish hatchery at Boryeong TPP and conducted 1st release of baby fish Completed a fish hatchery at Boryeong TPP and conducted 1st release of baby fish
  • Mar.

    • Achieved Most Excellent Grade in 2015 Shared Growth Assessment of the Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy
    • Standing Auditor Kim Sun-Woo inaugurated.
  • Feb.

    • Achieved Excellent Grade for the second consecutive year in the Anti-Corruption Policy Assessment for Public Organizations
  • Jan.

    • 7th President & CEO Chung Chang-Kil inaugurated
  • 7th President & CEO Chung Chang-Kil inaugurated 7th President & CEO Chung Chang-Kil inaugurated
2015
  • Dec.

    • Cirebon TPP and Tanjung Jati TPP achieved 1st and 2nd rank in operating results among the power plants of Indonesia's state-owned electricity company, PT. PLN
  • Nov.

    • Won the Korea Commission for Corporate Partnership (KCCP) Chairman's Innovation Grand Prix
  • Oct.

    • Won Technology Management Grand Prix at Korea Management Awards
  • Sept.

    • Won (Gold) 'Biomass Power Project of the Year' at Asian Power Awards
  • Aug.

    • 1st ignition for the boiler of Shin Boryeong TPP #1
  • 1st ignition for the boiler of Shin Boryeong TPP #1 1st ignition for the boiler of Shin Boryeong TPP #1
  • July

    • Commemoration ceremony for entry into new KOMIPO head office building
  • Commemoration ceremony for entry into new KOMIPO head office building Commemoration ceremony for entry into new KOMIPO head office building
  • June

    • Seoul Thermal Power Site Division achieved 25-fold accident-free operation (June 18, '15)
  • May

    • Commenced construction of Tanggamus Hydropower Plant in Indonesia
  • Mar.

    • Jeju Internal Combustion #1 achieved record of first 1,500 days of LTTF operation
    • Created thermal power generation clusters (Boryeong, Seocheon)
  • Created thermal power generation clusters (Boryeong, Seocheon) Created thermal power generation clusters (Boryeong, Seocheon)
  • Feb.

    • Achieved Most Excellent Grade in the 2014 Anti-Corruption Policy Assessment of Anti-Corruption & Civil Rights Commission (ACRC)
  • Jan.

    • Held CI Declaration Ceremony
    • Wonju Green CHPP's 1st power transmission
2014
  • Dec.

    • The 5,000 days of LTTF operation (world record) of Boryeong TPP #3 and 33 years & 3 months of accident-free operation (Korean record) officially certified
    • Won Sustainability Management Grand Prix at '2014 Korea CEO Leadeship Awards'
  • Nov.

    • Boryeong TPP #1 & #2 marked 30th completion anniversary
    • Won President's Award at 2014 National Quality Awards
  • Oct.

    • Concluded financial supply contract for Semangka Hydropower Project in Indonesia
    • Concluded MOU for Yeonggwang Yaku Wind Power Project
    • Won Technology Management Grand Prix at 2014
    • Korea Management AwardsCompleted Hyundai Green Power #1~#8
  • Sept.

    • Received the first overseas investment return of US$20.25 million from Cirebon TPP in Indonesia
    • Won (Gold Award) 'Environmental Upgrade of the Year of Asian Power Magazine
    • Boryeong TPP's Gas Turbine #2 achieved 1,500 days of accident-free operation
  • Aug.

    • Won Marmaduke Management Award of U.S. Power Magazine (Functional Improvement Field)
    • Concluded business cooperation MOU with a private power company, SK E&C, for the first time among public enterprises
  • July

    • Won President's Prize at 2014 Korea Green Management Awards
    • Boryeong TPP #5 achieved 1,000 days of trouble-free operation
    • Won Sustainability Management Award at 2014 Korea Management Awards
    • Acquired Information security Management System (ISO 27001: 2013) certificate for the first time among public organizations
  • Won Sustainability Management Award at 2014 Korea Management Awards Won Sustainability Management Award at 2014 Korea Management Awards
  • June

    • Concluded PPA for Semangka Hydropower Plant in Indonesia
  • May

    • Boryeong TPP #4 achieved 500 days of trouble-free operation (500 days)
  • Apr.

    • Jeju TPP's successful in test combustion of converted bio fuel for the first time in Korea
    • Boryeong CCPP's Steam Turbine #2 achieved 500 days of trouble-free operation
  • Mar.

    • Completed Navanakorn CCPP in Thailand (Mar. 15, '14)
  • Completed Navanakorn CCPP in Thailand (Mar. 15, '14) Completed Navanakorn CCPP in Thailand (Mar. 15, '14)
  • Feb.

    • Seoul TPP's 'Longest Domestic Accident-Free Record' certified (period: Nov. 7, '80 ~ Jan. 14, '14)
    • Won Excellent Prize in the large enterprise category at the '26th Korea-Labor Management Cooperation Awards'
  • Seoul TPP's 'Longest Domestic Accident-Free Record' certified (period: Nov. 7, '80 ~ Jan. 14, '14) Seoul TPP's 'Longest Domestic Accident-Free Record' certified (period: Nov. 7, '80 ~ Jan. 14, '14)
  • Jan.

    • Standing Auditor Koo Ja-Hoon inaugurated
    • Jeju TPP completed a PV power plant (total facility capacity: 1,206kWp)
2013
  • Dec.

    • The 5,000 days of LTTF operation of Boryeong TPP #3 certified as the Korean longest trouble-free operation record by the Korea Record Institute (KRI)
    • KOMIPO-Hyundai Heavy Industries-Siemens-Polaris Shipping MOU for a joint powership investment project concluded.
  • Nov.

    • Won Grand Prix at GWP Korea for the third consecutive year
  • Oct.

    • Concluded MOU with Brazil's Servtec Group for Espirito Santo CCPP Project and 120MW-class BVC wind power project in Sierra State, Brazil
    • Concluded MOU for joint development of follow-on projects of Navanakorn CCPP in Thailand
    • Achieved ?150 billion in large enterprise-SME accompanied advance results
  • Sept.

    • Boryeong TPP #3 achieved 5,000 days of LTTF operation (Sept. 1, '13)
    • Won Asian Power Awards in two categories
      -Coal Power of the Year and Power Utility of the Year Seocheon TPP completed new-concept hybrid-type static dust filter verification facility
    • Commenced construction of Seoul CCPP #1 & #2 (Sept. 27, '13)
  • Commenced construction of Seoul CCPP #1 & #2 (Sept. 27, '13) Commenced construction of Seoul CCPP #1 & #2 (Sept. 27, '13)
  • Aug.

    • Delivery ceremony for PV development fund to Jeju National University
    • Concluded long-term vessel chart contracts (?400 billion) with Hyundai Merchant Marine and SW Shipping
  • July

    • Published KOMIPO's 'Carbon Management Report'
    • Concluded MOU for joint development of Muara Juloi Hydropower Plant in Indonesia
  • June

    • Company new employee entrance ceremony for the 1st half of 2013
    • Concluded contract for mechanical & electrical work of Shin Boryeong TPP #1 & #2
    • Commemoration ceremony for completion of Incheon CCPP #3
  • May

    • Commenced construction of new KOMIPO head office building
    • Concluded MOU for construction of an LNG CCPP in Cheolwon-gun, Gangwon Province
  • Commenced construction of new KOMIPO head office building Commenced construction of new KOMIPO head office building
  • Apr.

    • Concluded MOU for operation of Muara Juloi Hydropower Plant on Kalimantan Island in Indonesia
    • Concluded MOU for development of Kawanishi PV power plant in Minami Awaji, Japan
  • Mar.

    • Concluded MOU for construction and operation of a hydropower plant in Pakistan
    • Completed 2nd KOMIPO School in Indonesia
    • Completed a 7.6MW PV power plant in Gimhae General Industrial Complex
  • Completed 2nd KOMIPO School in Indonesia Completed 2nd KOMIPO School in Indonesia
2012
  • Dec.

    • Boryeong TPP #3 achieved 4,760 days of LTTF operation (world record)
  • Nov.

    • Won President's Award at the National Quality Management Convention for the 12th consecutive year
  • Oct.

    • Completed Cirebon Coal-Fired PP in Indonesia
    • Won Grand Prix from GWP (Great Workplace) Korea for the second consecutive year
  • Completed Cirebon Coal-Fired PP in Indonesia Completed Cirebon Coal-Fired PP in Indonesia
  • July

    • 6th President & CEO Choi Pyong-Rak inaugurated
  • 6th President & CEO Choi Pyong-Rak inaugurated 6th President & CEO Choi Pyong-Rak inaugurated
  • Apr.

    • Completed Iksan Sanggong Energy's RDG-Fired CHP
    • Completed a PV power plant at Yeosu Expo
  • Completed a PV power plant at Yeosu Expo Completed a PV power plant at Yeosu Expo
  • Mar.

    • Won Comprehensive Grand Prix at 2012 Social Contribution Awards
    • Won Grand Prix at 2012 Korea Creative Management Awards (Categories: Public Sector and Global Management)
  • Feb.

    • Boryeong TPP #3 achieved 4,500 days of LTTF operation.
      - (Period: Dec. 17, '98 ~ Feb. 25, '12)
2011
  • Dec.

    • Concluded business rights contract for a PV power plant in Boulder City, USA
    • Acquired equity in Navanakorn CCPP in Thailand
    • Commenced construction of Shin Boryeong #1 & #2
  • Nov.

    • Won GWP (Great Work Place) awards in 4 categories
  • Oct.

    • Started O&M of Tanjung Jati TPP in Indonesia
  • July

    • Opened Singapore Office of KOMIPO Global (KOMIPO's overseas investment holding company)
  • May

    • Concluded management & technology consulting contract for Pocheon CCPP (1,560MW)
    • Concluded MOA for joint promotion of a hydropower plant project in Lampung State, Indonesia
  • Mar.

    • Concluded MOU among shareholders for Tanjung Jati PP O&M Project in Indonesia
    • Seoul TPP achieved 22-fold accident-free operation (11,083 days)
    • KOMIPO celebrated 10th founding anniversary
  • Jan.

    • Concluded MOU with Namibia, Africa, for joint development of a wind power project
2010
  • Dec.

    • Seoul TPP achieved 30 years of accident-free operation on its 80th anniversary
    • Hyundai Green Power (equity invested by KOMIPO) completed a thermal power plant within Hyundai Steel compound
    • Jeju TPP achieved 21-fold accident-free operation (27 years)
  • Nov.

    • Acquired Excellent Grade AAA at 2010 KoBEX SM (Korean Business Ethics Index - Sustainability Management)
    • Seoul TPP Won Public Administration & Security Minister's Citation at Korea Safety Awards
    • Boryong TPP #8 achieved 500 days of trouble-free operation
  • Oct.

    • Commenced construction of Incheon CCPP #3
    • Boryeong TPP #3 achieved 4,000 days of LTTF operation
    • Concluded contract for operation of Tanjung Jati TPP #3 & #4 in Indonesia
  • July

    • Concluded EPC contract for construction of POIC CCPP Project in Malaysia
  • June

    • Boryeong TPP #1 & #2 completed functional improvement and lifespan extension work
  • May

    • Boryeong TPP #1 achieved 1,000 days of LTTF operation
  • Feb.

    • Seoul TPP achieved 21-fold accident-free operation (29 years)
    • Boryeong TPP #4 achieved 1,500 days of LTTF operation
  • Jan.

    • 5th President & CEO Nam In-Suk inaugurated
2009
  • Dec.

    • Completed Incheon CCPP #2
  • Oct.

    • Opened 'Yangyang Energy World'
  • Sept.

    • Completed Boryeong Small Hydropower Plant #1 & #2
    • Boryeong TPP #3 achieved 3,653 days (10 years) of LTTF operation
  • June

    • Completed Boryeong TPP #7 & #8 and opened 'Boryeong Energy World'
  • May

    • Boryeong TPP won Top Plant Award in the coal-fired category at 2008 U.S. Power Awards
  • Apr.

    • Boryeong TPP #3 achieved 3,500 days of LTTF operation
  • Feb.

    • Seoul TPP achieved 28 years of accident-free operation
  • Jan.

    • Won the commissioning contract for Shuweihat S2 IWPP project in Abu Dhabi, UAE
2008
  • Dec.

    • Jeju TPP #2 achieved 1,000 days of LTTF operation
  • Nov.

    • Won Presidential Citation at 34th National Quality Management Convention
  • Oct.

    • 4th President & CEO Bae Sung-Ki inaugurated
    • Boryeong TPP #3 won Gold Prize in O&M category at Asian Power Awards
  • Sept.

    • Boryeong TPP #4 achieved 1,000 days of LTTF operation
  • June

    • Won Presidential Citation at National Environmental Management Awards
  • May

    • Commenced construction of Jeju Internal Combustion PP #2
  • Apr.

    • Hyundai Green Power commenced construction of a thermal power plant in Hyundai Steel compound
    • Concluded MOA for promotion of power generation businesses in Indonesia
  • Mar.

    • Completed Seocheon New & Renewable Energy Theme Park and a PV power plant
2007
  • Dec.

    • Won Korea Sustainability Management Award
  • Nov.

    • Won Presidential Award at Korea Safety Awards
  • Oct.

    • Boryeong TPP #3 achieved 3,000 days of LTTF operation
  • Sept.

    • Won Korea Green Management Award and CEO Award
  • Aug.

    • Concluded Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for Cirebon TPP in Indonesia
    • Concluded By-Product Gas Power Plant Management Technology Consulting Contract with Hyundai Steel
  • June

    • Concluded MOU with Korea Green Foundation for Atopy-Free Social
  • May

    • Won National Productivity CEO Award in Public Enterprise Category
  • Apr.

    • Commenced Construction of Incheon CCPP #2
  • Mar.

    • Seoul TPP won Industrial Safety Management Award for the 3rd consecutive year
2006
  • Dec.

    • Won 24th Safety Management Award in 2006
  • Nov.

    • Selected as 2006 Excellent Quality Competitive Enterprise
  • Oct.

    • Won Presidential Citation at National Productivity Awards
    • Completed Gangwon Wind Power Complex (equity investment)
  • Sept.

    • Completed Yangyang Pumped Storage Power Plant
    • Won Green Management Award for the second consecutive year
    • Registered with UN GRI Sustainability Management Report
  • Aug.

    • Won BOO contract for by-product gas-fired power plant of Hyundai Steel
  • June

    • Completed Yangyang Wind Power Plant
  • May

    • Won contract for Cirebon IPP Project in Indonesia
  • Mar.

    • Completed Integrated Information System (e-KOMIPO)
    • Won '2005 Industrial Safety Management Award'
2005
  • Dec.

    • Won O&M Project for a CCPP in Lebanon
  • Nov.

    • Completed Incheon CCPP #1 and Jeju Internal Combustion PP #1
  • Oct.

    • Won Korea Green Management Award
  • Sept.

    • Completed Yangyang Small Hydropower Plant
  • Mar.

    • Commenced construction of Boryeong TPP #7 & #8
2004
  • Sept.

    • Won Most Excellent Award at Innovation Achievements Competition of the Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy
  • June

    • Won award in future management category at 28th National Productivity & Innovation Convention
  • Mar.

    • Declared 'JB Power Vision 2008 Strategy'
  • Jan.

    • Declared knowledge management for take-off toward a world-class knowledge enterprise
2003
  • Nov.

    • Won Presidential Citation at 10th Corporate Innovation Awards of Korea Chamber of Commerce & Industry
2002
  • Nov.

    • Completed Boryeong CCPP
    • Won Most Excellent Award at Management Innovation Competition of Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO) and 6 power companies
    • Enacted and declared KOMIPO Code of Ethics
2001
  • Nov.

    • Won Presidential Citation at National Quality Management Convention
  • Apr.

    • Launched Korea Midland Power Co., Ltd. (KOMIPO)
    • Started power transactions
Before KOMIPO
  • Dec. 2000

    • Act on the Promotion of Restructuring the Electric Power Industry promulgated.
  • Jan. 1982

    • Korea Electric Power Company renamed Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO)
  • June 1961

    • Launched Korea Electric Power Company (Three electric companies - Hansung, Kyungsung and Namsun - merged)
  • Jan. 1898

    • Established Hansung Electric Company (1st electric power firm in Korea)