Nuclear Reactor Technology

Kim Kyun-Seop, CEO of the Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Co., South Korea's state-run operator of nuclear power plants during a press conference at the Knowledge Economy Ministry in Gwacheon, south of Seoul, on November 5, 2012. Photo: AFP

South Korea shuts two nuclear reactors

South Korea was forced to shut down two nuclear reactors yesterday to replace components provided with fake quality certificates, a minister said, warning of "unprecedented" power shortages to follow.