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Heading toward a brighter future through innovation and a ceaseless desire to improve

Over the last 119 years, KEPCO has created ‘history of light’ by serving as the reliable supplier of top-quality electric power. KEPCO is now continuing its legacy of the past to build a brighter future with Green & Smart R&D and spirits to stretch itself beyond Korea to global markets.

KEPCO’s Role

Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) was founded with the objective to facilitate the development of electric power supply in Korea, meet the country's power supply and demands needs, and contribute to the national economy in accordance with the Korea Electric Power Corporation Act. KEPCO is classified as a market-oriented public corporation under the Act on the Management of Public Institutions.
KEPCO's areas of business are based on the aforementioned objectives and include the development of electric power resources, electric power generation, transmission, transformation, and distribution, as well as related marketing, research, technological development, overseas business, investment, corporate social responsibility and use of its property.

KEPCO’s Responsibilities

  • KEPCO mission
    • Electric power resource development
    • Research / technological development
    • Investment, corporate social responsibility, use of property
    • Overseas electric power business
    • Electric power generation, transmission, transformation, distribution, marketing

KEPCO at a Glance

As of Dec. 31, 2016

KEPCO at a Glance information
Official name
Korea Electric Power Corporation
#55 Jeollyeok-ro, Naju-si, Jeollanam-do, 58217, KOREA
177.8 trillion KRW
60.1 trillion KRW
Employees & Staff
Electric power sales volume
497 billion kWh
Korea Finance Corporation 32.90%, Korean government 18.20%, foreigners 31.32%, national Pension Service 7.07% minority shareholders and others 10.51%
Korea: 10 subsidiaries including electric power generation companies, electric power group companies / overseas: 30 subsidiaries including investment firms, local offices
Public Listing
Korea Exchange (1989, KRX), New York Stock Exchange (1994, NYSE)