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Seoul Wins C40 Cities Awards for Renewable Energy Project

Seoul Wins C40 Cities Awards for Renewable Energy Project

SEOUL, Oct. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul metropolitan government has won an international award for its renewable energy project as a measure to address climate change, city officials said Friday. The city’s effort to expand facilities for solar power generation, known as “Solar City Seoul,” was chosen as a category winner for Renewable Energy [...]

Courts Rule in Favor of Local Governments over Solar Power Projects

Courts Rule in Favor of Local Governments over Solar Power Projects

YEONGDONG, Sept. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – A series of court rulings have been made indicating that local governments are justified in disallowing solar power facilities that are recklessly installed amid the renewable energy craze. On June 29, the Supreme Court rejected an appeal filed by a solar power company against Yeongdong County, North Chungcheong Province, [...]

Danish Renewable Energy Firm Taps into S. Korean Market

Danish Renewable Energy Firm Taps into S. Korean Market

SEOUL, Aug. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Orsted A/S, the world’s largest offshore wind power producer, said Thursday it is seeking business opportunities in South Korea following the country’s plan to go green in power generation. The Danish state-run energy firm said it has recently completed the establishment of its Korean branch following South Korea’s announcement [...]

Solid Refuse Fuel No Longer Classified as Renewable Energy in S. Korea

Solid Refuse Fuel No Longer Classified as Renewable Energy in S. Korea

SEOUL, Jun. 10 (Korea Bizwire) – The government plans to cut subsidies given to Solid Refuse Fuel (SRF) in which plastic waste is burned to generate heat or electricity. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy said on Sunday that any plants or incineration facilities that use non-renewable SRF will be cut off from receiving Renewable [...]

Clean, Fossil-free Energy Plan Approved

Clean, Fossil-free Energy Plan Approved

SEOUL, Jun. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea on Tuesday reaffirmed its strong commitment toward reduced dependency on conventional energy sources, such as coal, and more environment-friendly sources. The country’s new energy policy roadmap, proposed in April, was approved at the Cabinet meeting, according to the Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy. South Korea’s energy [...]

S. Korea to Cut Dependency on Fossil Fuel, Shift to Renewable Energy

S. Korea to Cut Dependency on Fossil Fuel, Shift to Renewable Energy

SEOUL, Apr. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s industry ministry said Friday it will significantly cut the country’s dependency on conventional energy sources, such as coal, and move toward environment-friendly resources for sustainable growth. During the public hearing for a draft of the country’s energy master plan, the Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy said [...]