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Korea Electric Power Corporation, better known as KEPCO, is the largest electric utility in South Korea,responsible for the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity and the development of electric power projects including those in nuclear power, wind power and coal. KEPCO is responsible for 93% of Korea's electricity generation. The South Korean government owns a 51% share of KEPCO. Together with its affiliates and subsidiaries, KEPCO has an installed capacity of 65,383 MW. On the 2011 Fortune Global 500 ranking of the world's largest companies, KEPCO was ranked 271. KEPCO is a member of the World Energy Council, the World Nuclear Association and the World Association of Nuclear Operators. As of August 2011, KEPCO possesses an A+ credit rating with Fitch Ratings, while Moody's has assigned KEPCO an A1 stable rating.Currently located in Samseong-dong, Seoul, KEPCO headquarters is scheduled to relocate to the city of Naju in South Jeolla Province in August 2014 as part of a government decentralization program. The move, which has been in the works for years has been controversial Hwan-Ik Cho is the president and CEO of KEPCO. Wikipedia.


Patent
Korea Electric Power Corporation | Date: 2014-05-23

A device for removing ice and snow from a power transmission line includes a support member installed on the power transmission line, and a vibrator that is provided for the support member and applies vibrations to the power transmission line so as to remove the ice and the snow attached to the power transmission line.


Patent
Korea Electric Power Corporation | Date: 2014-05-23

An apparatus for simulating a wind power farm includes a wind power generator simulator configured to act as a virtual wind power generator to dynamically generate an attribute value and provide the attribute value to a supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system to be tested; a wind power generator simulation platform configured to generate and manage a plurality of wind power generator simulators within one system, monitor the system, monitor operation states of the plurality of wind power generator simulators, and transmit a result of monitoring the operation states; and a wind power farm controller configured to generate a wind power farm by grouping a plurality of wind power generator simulation platforms into a single cluster, and manage a simulation environment of the wind power farm.


Patent
Korea Electric Power Corporation | Date: 2013-12-18

A distance relay apparatus, a distance relay processing system and a method for processing a distance relay are disclosed. In accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, the distance relay processing system, which controls a distance relay, includes a lightning managing apparatus, which generates comprehensive lightning information by using lightning detection information and in which the lightning detection information is provided by a lightning detector, and a distance relay apparatus, which generates fault occurrence information by determining a fault location of a power transmission line and generates fault analysis information by using the fault occurrence information and the comprehensive lightning information.


Patent
Korea Electric Power Corporation and Samsung | Date: 2013-06-21

There are provided a watt-hour meter capable of detecting an abnormal status due to the surreptitious use of electricity or electrical current leakage by vector synthesis of a three-phase current and a method of detection of an abnormal status thereof, the watt-hour meter including a sensing unit detecting alternating current (AC) power, an abnormal status detecting unit detecting an abnormal status by vector-synthesizing a current value of the AC power detected by the sensing unit, and a controlling unit controlling displaying of the abnormal status according to a detection result from the abnormal status detecting unit.


Patent
Korea Electric Power Corporation | Date: 2015-09-29

There are provided a sensor for monitoring corrosion, including: a sensor case, and a probe unit installed on one side of an interior of the sensor case and simultaneously measuring deterioration in a coating film of a structure and a rate of consumption of a sacrificial anode of the structure, and a method of manufacturing the same.

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