The proportion of South Korea’s power generated by combined-cycle gas turbine plants fell from a high of 24% in 2013 to less than 20% in the first nine months of 2016. Growing contributions from nuclear power and renewables are replacing gas. Nuclear provided one-third of the country’s power between January and September 2016, up from 27% in 2013. The share of renewables in the overall mix is small, at just 3%, but its contribution to the grid nearly doubled in 2015 compared with 2012.
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