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Shutdown of Coal-Fired Plants Causes No Power Shortage

Shutdown of Coal-Fired Plants Causes No Power Shortage

SEOUL, June 12 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s power supply hovered above its demand for the past seven days after a temporary shutdown of eight old coal-fired power plants, government data showed Sunday, shaking off concerns over a possible shortage. Starting June 1, the aged thermal power plants, including four in central Chungcheong Province, went offline for a month in line with the government’s efforts [...]

Public Cheers as Moon Pledges to Close Old Coal Plants Amid Fine Dust Concerns

Public Cheers as Moon Pledges to Close Old Coal Plants Amid Fine Dust Concerns

SEOUL, May 15 (Korea Bizwire) – Newly elected president Moon Jae-in has issued an executive order to shut down a number of aged coal-fired power plants in South Korea in a move to curb the fine dust problems that are plaguing the country, only days after he was sworn into office. Moon revealed today his plan [...]