South Korea

IPP DNV Picked as Advisor for South Korea’s Offshore Grid Plan

Independent Power Provider DNV has been picked by Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) to help with the development of an offshore power grid plan. The offshore project will transfer renewable offshore wind power to South Korea. KEPCO is the largest electric utility in South Korea. The said project is slated for completion by the middle […]

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Indian Multinational INOXCVA Flags off India’s Largest Liquid Hydrogen Tank

Gujarat-based manufacturer of cryogenic equipment and solutions, INOXCVA has flagged off the largest bulk liquid hydrogen storage tank ever made in India. Built with a massive storage capacity of 238 m3, the tank embarked on its journey from INOXCVA’s Kandla facility to its destination for a clean energy demonstration project in South Korea. This bulk […]

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DWO, EWP Partner To Develop 4GW Offshore Wind In South Korea

In a key development, Deep Wind Offshore (DWO) has partnered with East West Power (EWP) for the development of offshore wind projects in South Korea. DWO is an offshore project developer based out of Norway and East West Power is a state owned South Korean energy company. Both DWO and EWP will construct four floating […]

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SolarEdge Opens 2GWh New Battery Cell Facility in South Korea

SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (“SolarEdge”), the Israel-based inverter major and SolarEdge’s subsidiary, Kokam Limited Company, a provider of lithium-ion batteries and integrated energy storage solutions, have announced the opening of “Sella 2”, a two gigawatt-hour (GWh) battery cell manufacturing facility. Located in the Eumseong Innovation City of Chungbuk, South Korea, Sella 2 is currently producing test […]

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Samsung Elec to join renewables pledge as S.Korea shifts gears on green energy

Samsung Electronics plans to join as soon as next month a group of global corporations committed to 100 per cent renewable energy, a person familiar with the matter said, as partners such as Apple Inc push it for action against climate change. Samsung, the world’s biggest chipmaker, is late to the green power pledge: It’s […]

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Vestas Joins 9GW Floating Wind Farm Development in South Korea

According to a statement released by the South Korea’s Ulsan City Government, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Vestas – the Denmark based leading wind turbine manufacturer – and Ulsan City Administration, Ulsan Port Authority and Sejin Heavy Industries & Construction meant to foster cooperation between the parties for the development of […]

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South Korea Counts On Floating Solar To Overcome Land Scarcity

Towards last year’s end, South Korean solar developer Scotra completed the construction of a 41 MW floating solar installation on a reservoir on the Hapcheon Dam. The land-scarce country has set a target of installing 2.1 GW of floating solar by 2030 and of becoming carbon-natural by 2050. Floating solar farms employ solar panels that are attached […]

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LG Electronics to Exit Global Solar Panel Business

LG Electronics Inc. is exiting the global solar panel business. The decision, approved Feb. 22 by the LG board of directors in South Korea, follows a comprehensive review of the impact of increasing material and logistics costs, as well as severe supply constraints, on the solar business, the company has said in a statement. Although […]

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S Korea’s Doosan Heavy Unveils 8MW Offshore Wind Turbine Prototype

South Korea-based Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction has announced that it has completed the implementation of the 8MW offshore wind turbine prototype at the Korea Wind Power Demonstration Center, South Jeolla Province. The commissioning process will be initiated at the end of this month, after which international certification for the wind turbine will be obtained […]

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