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POSCO to Sell Corrosion Resistant Steel Product to Array Technologies

POSCO to Sell Corrosion Resistant Steel Product to Array Technologies

SEOUL, Aug. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — POSCO, the world’s fifth-largest steelmaker by output, said Tuesday it has signed an initial agreement with Array Technologies Inc. to provide a corrosion resistant product to the U.S. manufacturer of ground-mounting systems used in solar energy projects. Under the memorandum of understanding inked virtually, POSCO will begin providing 200,000 [...]

S. Korea Announces New Solar Energy R&D Center

S. Korea Announces New Solar Energy R&D Center

SEOUL, Dec. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will establish a solar energy research and development center that domestic solar energy companies can jointly use to develop new technology. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on Tuesday that it had selected the Korea Institute of Energy Research, Daejeon Tachnopark, Korea University and Chungnam [...]

Solar Energy Facilities Causing Loss of Forest Land

Solar Energy Facilities Causing Loss of Forest Land

SEOUL, Apr. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — The solar energy project carried out over the past three years has damaged some 4,407 hectares (44.07 million square meters) of forest land, records from the Korea Forest Service showed Thursday. Approximately 2.32 million trees were felled during the three-year period to set up solar energy development facilities, according [...]

South Korean Solar Energy Industry Braces for US Sales Drop After Tariffs Imposed

South Korean Solar Energy Industry Braces for US Sales Drop After Tariffs Imposed

SEOUL, Jan. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – The South Korea energy industry is expecting a significant sales drop in the U.S. as American trade authorities are set to impose so-called “safeguard” measures against imported solar cells and modules. As U.S. President Donald Trump announced steep tariffs targeting imported washing machines and solar cells on Tuesday, speculation is [...]