Korea’s first localized standard coal-fired power plant
Boryeong P.G. Site Div.
89-37, Ocheonhaean-ro, Ocheon-myeon, Boryeong-si, Chungcheongnam-do
As the nation’s first standard coal-fired power plant, Unit 3 became the pioneer of domestic coal-fired power generation technology. Holding the unprecedented record in the world of failure-free operation spanning over 6,500 days in March 2018, it is advertising the capacity of thorough facility management and excellence in operational technology, selected in 1996 as the world’s best power plant by the American magazine
Boryeong P.G. Site Div. Units 3 and 4, the nation’s first standard coal-fired plant, will improve the functions of their power generation facilities through an eco-friendly improvement project and decrease the emission of air pollutants by 80% by 2023 compared to that of 2015 through constructing the best environmental facilities. KRW 320 billion will be invested until 2024 to replace all outdoor coal yards currently in operation with indoor ones to fundamentally block dust scattering.
|Thermal power||Combined cycle||Small hydropower||Photovoltaics||Fuel cell||Total|
(500 MW × 5 units
+ 550 MW × 1 unit)
(450 MW × 3 units)
(1.25 MW × 6 units)
(PV + floating PV)
(0.44 MW x 17 units)
Fuel used : Bituminous coal / LNG / Renewable energy
Boryeong P.G. Site Div. operates a fisheries seed farm using thermal effluent and mass-produces juvenile fish to regularly release them in the neighboring coastal water, expanding fish resources to greatly contribute to increasing the income of fishermen. Plus, it uses thermal effluent and carbon dioxide captured in the CCS facility to run a smart eco farm, where it conducts an empirical program for cultivating valuable cash crops, such as Irwin mangoes, to prepare the foundation for farms to create profits.
Boryeong P.G. Site Div. operates various support programs, including educational projects and social contribution activities, to improve the quality of life for local residents and foster outstanding talent in the region.
|Scholarship||Support for those on the dean’s list, special talents in arts and physical education, children receiving public assistance, etc. (for elementary, middle and high school, and university students)|
|Education||Support for overseas history and cultural tours, foreign language education and teaching materials, soccer match organized by executive directors, etc. (for elementary and middle school students)|
|Electricity||Support for housing and industrial electric utility charges in areas nearby the plant|
|Local public facilities||Support for small household items and facility operation costs to local community centers|
|Community promotion||Support for local representative festivals and cultural events (Muchangpo Mystic Sea Road Festival, Cheonbuk Oyster Festival, etc.)|
|Community outreach||Improving the residential environment for the vulnerable, sharing kimchi, and talent contribution program for hairdressing and soccer classes|