South Korea

Korea Electric Power Corp announces new CEO

Former vice minister of trade, industry and energy, Cheong Seung-il, has been appointed as CEO of state-run utility Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO).

Hydrogen powered drone demonstrated in gas pipeline monitoring in Jeju

The South Korean Jeju Island provincial government has completed test flights with a hydrogen fuel cell powered drone.
data analytics and wind turbine operators

Nokia enters South Korean utility analytics market with new partnership

Nokia has partnered with LS ELECTRIC to create intelligent and analytics-based platforms to evaluate the performance of utility assets.
KEPCO; Smart grid tech deployment in South Korea

KAPES awards contract for completion of final phase of HVDC energy...

A contract in excess of $100 million to complete the KEPCO second and final phase of the Buk Dangjin-Godeok HVDC transmission link has been awarded.

Hyosung making jump into US energy storage market

By Rod Walton Content Director, Power Engineering and POWERGEN International. South Korea industrial firm Hyosung Heavy Industries Corp. is making...
battery storage

South Korea plans battery storage project on reclaimed land

South Korea’s government is planning for 100MW of battery storage as part of a nearly 3GW hub of solar PV and wind on reclaimed land
tariff, energy

Energy poll: 8 out of 10 South Koreans want clean energy

According to poll results, more than eight in 10 South Koreans favor the increased use of renewable energy on the grounds that it is...
smart water metering market

Smart meters: South Korea records 19% decrease in water leaks

A rural county in South Korea completed a rollout of Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled smart water meters under efforts to modernise water billing processes. Gochang...

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