KEPCO, the largest public enterprise of Korea, is a total energy solutions provider covering the all areas involving energy including nuclear, thermal, renewables generation; transmission and distribution; sales; energy R&D; etc. KEPCO’s family of companies are equipped with expertise in various energy fields – four subsidiaries in nuclear (KHNP, KEPCO E&C, KEPCO NF, KEPCO KPS), five thermal gencos (KOEN, KOMIPO, KOWEPO, KOSPO, EWP) and four in renewables (KOWP, JHWP, KEPCO Solar, HSPO), etc.
Our vision is to create a world of clean and smart energy in alignment with the global trend of energy transition and digitalization. To that end, KEPCO will continue to practice outside-the-box thinking and innovation.
Over more than a century as Korea’s leader in the energy sector, KEPCO has grown as a company with assets worth more than 1.8 trillion US dollars. As of the end of 2020, we are engaged in more than 50 projects in 28 countries around the world in the area of nuclear, thermal, renewables, transmission & distribution, etc.
One on-going project in particular is the UAE Barakah nuclear power plant project that was signed on December 27, 2009. Based on 40 years of experience and outstanding technical prowess in the nuclear sector, the prime contractor KEPCO is building the very first project in the world to simultaneously construct four nuclear units. The first unit of the BNPP project has successfully passed performance tests and begun commercial operation on April 1, 2021.
At KEPCO, we are committed to making our contribution to the nuclear projects around the world, utilizing our successful experience and outstanding capabilities accumulated from the UAE BNPP project. We are currently exploring opportunities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the U.K., Republic of South Africa, Uzbekistan, Turkey, India, Vietnam, etc.
Supplying eco-friendly energy around the globe will continue to remain our priority. Over the long term, we will serve as an energy leader through increased presence in the global nuclear market and development of new energy businesses using big data, AI, IoT, etc.