January 27, 2022

North Korea begins work on major power station in Tanchon

Long planned station to help resolve "nation's acute shortage of electricity", official says

North Korea began the construction of the large-scale Tanchon Power Station in South Hamgyong province on Thursday, according to a Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) report published on Friday.

The power station has been a focal point of North Korea’s planned construction and energy projects over the last two years and, according to the KCNA article, a project that the two previous North Korean leaders had eyed for completion.