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KEPCO Board OKs Indonesian Coal Power Project amid Environmental Controversies

KEPCO Board OKs Indonesian Coal Power Project amid Environmental Controversies

SEOUL, June 30 (Korea Bizwire) — The board of South Korea’s state-run utility firm Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO) on Tuesday approved a business project to build two units of coal power plants in Indonesia despite controversies over profitability and the environment. KEPCO clinched a deal with Indonesia-based PT Barito Pacific in May 2019 to [...]

Stocks Accepted in Place of Electricity Bill Payment Greatly Devalued

Stocks Accepted in Place of Electricity Bill Payment Greatly Devalued

SEOUL, Oct. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — The value of stocks that the Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) accepted from other firms in lieu of payment for electric bills were found to have fallen sharply, incurring losses totaling 11.6 billion won. According to data submitted by KEPCO to lawmaker Eoh Kiy-ku of the Democratic Party, who [...]