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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 [...]

Thermal Power Stations Spark Debate in South Korea

Thermal Power Stations Spark Debate in South Korea

YEONGCHEON, Sept. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – Construction projects for thermal power stations in South Korea, which generate energy by burning wood waste, have been met with strong opposition from local government officials and residents over fears of possible air pollution. South Korean energy companies’continuous efforts to build a new thermal power station are being thwarted by [...]

Ulleung Island Aims to Do without Carbon Energy

Ulleung Island Aims to Do without Carbon Energy

DAEGU, Sept. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – In 2020, Ulleung Island will become the world largest eco-friendly, carbon-free energy island. According to an announcement from North Gyeongsang Province on September 8, a special purpose corporation will be established to turn the 72.5-square-kilometer island in the East Sea into an energy independent island with renewable energy sources.   The [...]