Energy & Green Archives | Page 2 of 49 | Be Korea-savvy

Archive by category Energy & Green

KEPCO to Build EV Charging Stations in Dominican Republic

KEPCO to Build EV Charging Stations in Dominican Republic

SEOUL, Nov. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — The state-run Korea Electric Corp. (KEPCO) said Thursday it will push to build electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in the Dominican Republic, a project worth US$30 million. The KEPCO signed a memorandum of understanding with the Dominican Republic’s National Energy Commission (CNE) in Santo Domingo, the capital city of [...]

Seoul to Use Waste Water to Heat 24,000 Households

Seoul to Use Waste Water to Heat 24,000 Households

SEOUL, Nov. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – The Seoul Metropolitan Government has built a new wastewater recycling center that could produce enough energy to heat 24,000 households. The construction of the new wastewater heat recovery system at Seonam Water Recycling Center in Gangseo District has been completed, with the opening ceremony taking place today. The facility will [...]

Residents Turn Against Wind Turbine Projects Along Baekdudaegan Mt. Range

Residents Turn Against Wind Turbine Projects Along Baekdudaegan Mt. Range

SEOUL, Nov. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – Discontent among residents living near Baekdudaegan – the mountain range that snakes through the heart of the Korean peninsula – is on the rise concerning the growing presence of wind turbines in the area. Approximately 40 percent of the nation’s wind energy production is generated from the east and [...]

BASF Expands Production Facilities in S. Korea to Meet Asian Demand

BASF Expands Production Facilities in S. Korea to Meet Asian Demand

SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — BASF, the world’s leading chemicals company, has expanded its production facilities in South Korea to meet growing demand in the domestic and Asian markets, the company said Monday. The German chemicals company has just started operation of a new electronic materials plant in Yeosu, 455 kilometers south of Seoul, [...]

Refiners to Bask in Another Boom Year

Refiners to Bask in Another Boom Year

SEOUL, Nov. 21 (Yonhap) — Aided by improved cracking margins and solid demand for petrochemical products, local oil refiners are forecast to pocket more record earnings this year, and their stellar performance may continue into next year, industry sources said Tuesday. Oil prices have been in the doldrums since 2015 on concerns of an oversupply. [...]