Partnership for Global Security

Nuclear News | October 26, 2017

Photo Credit: Jason Teale

South Korea to Cut Number of Nuclear Reactors to 14 by 2038

The South Korean government has decided to gradually reduce the number of nuclear reactors to 14 by 2038. It will cancel plans to build a further six new nuclear reactors, will not allow lifespan extension for 14 aged reactors, and will close Wolsong-1 earlier than scheduled.