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Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEP)

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Korea Electric Power Corp.
512 Yeongdongdaero
Seoul, 135-791
South Korea - Map
Phone: 82 2 3456 3114
Fax: 82 2 3456 3203

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Industry:Electric Utilities
Full Time Employees:39,566

Business Summary 

Korea Electric Power Corporation, an integrated electric utility company, generates, transmits, and distributes electricity in Korea. It operates through Transmission and distribution, Electric power generation (Nuclear), Electric power generation (Non-nuclear), Plant maintenance & engineering service, and Others segments. The company generates power from nuclear, coal, oil, liquefied natural gas, hydro, wind, solar, and biogas sources. As of December 31, 2013, it had a total of 598 generation units, including nuclear, thermal, hydroelectric, and internal combustion units with a total installed generation capacity of 70,845 megawatts. The company’s transmission system consisted of approximately 32,249 circuit kilometers of lines of 765 kilovolts and others, including high voltage direct current lines, as well as 790 substations with an installed transformer capacity of 279,540 megavolt-amperes; and distribution system included approximately 105,740 megavolt-amperes of transformer capacity and 8,698,776 units of support with a line length of 449,683 circuit kilometers. It provides electricity to industrial, commercial, residential, educational, and agricultural customers, as well as for street lighting and overnight power usage. The company was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

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Mr. Hwan-Eik Cho , 64
Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Standing Director
Mr. Seung-Jung Baek , 58
Chief Financial Officer, Exec. VP and Standing Director
Mr. Byung-Sook Kim , 56
Chief Technology Officer, Exec. VP and Standing Director
Mr. Kyu-Ho Park , 56
Exec. VP of Domestic Operations and Standing Director
Mr. Bon-Woo Koo , 58
Chief Power Grid Officer, Exec. VP and Standing Director
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