Construction of the 1,340-MW APR1400 pressurised water reactor unit began in April 2017 and commercial operation is scheduled for early 2023.
Identical units, Shin-Kori-3 and Shin-Kori-4 began commercial operation in December 2016 and August 2019.
Construction of Shin-Kori-6 began in September 2018. There are also two older OPR1000 models at the site, Shin-Kori-1 and Shin-Kori-2.
According to the International Atomic Energy Agency South Korea has 25 nuclear units in commercial operation, providing about 24% of its electricity share. There are four units under construction.