July 23, 2008
South Korean State-Run Electric Power Company to Expand Windfarms in China
Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap
[By Nam Kwang-sik: "Kepco To Expand Windfarms In China"]
Seoul, July 23 (Yonhap) - Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO), South Korea's state-run electric power company, said Wednesday it has signed a deal with China's biggest electric power company to expand windfarms in China.
Under the deal with Datang Corp., KEPCO will build additional windfarms with a combined generating capacity of 99.5 megawatts in Gansu Province and Inner Mongolia by December this year, the South Korean company said in a statement.
KEPCO said it plans to operate the windfarms over the next 20 years.
KEPCO has built windfarms that have a generating capacity of 188.7 megawatts in the areas between 2005 and 2006.
Originally published by Yonhap news agency, Seoul, in English 0436 23 Jul 08.
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