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Jeju Transitions from Citrus Farms to Solar Power Farms

Jeju Transitions from Citrus Farms to Solar Power Farms

JEJU, July 14 (Korea Bizwire) – Despite a long and productive history of cultivating citrus fruits, many Jeju Island farmers are abandoning their agricultural operations and opening solar power installations instead. Just a few days after Jeju’s provincial government announced a plan to offer solar power business opportunities to outdoor tangerine farming communities, 164 farmers submitted [...]

Incineration Plant, Waste Processing Facility Transform to Eco-Friendly Energy Town

Incineration Plant, Waste Processing Facility Transform to Eco-Friendly Energy Town

HONGCHEON, South Korea, July 1 (Korea Bizwire) – Incineration plants and human waste disposal facilities are some of the most undesirable  establishments for city residents. Their presence often drives the inhabitants out of the area, leading to a drop in real estate prices, and ultimately leaving the area desolate and uninhabited.  However, recent government efforts [...]

Abandoned Railways Brought Back to Life

Abandoned Railways Brought Back to Life

DAEJEON, Dec.21 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korea Rail Network Authority announced that it has selected eight local governments to start businesses using railways and land which are no longer in use. Some of the abandoned areas have been used under agreements between local governments and the Korea Rail Network Authority, but as the Ministry of [...]

Korea’s Hanwha Completes 24MW Solar Power Plant in Japan

Korea’s Hanwha Completes 24MW Solar Power Plant in Japan

SEOUL, Jan. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – Hanwha Group has recently completed construction of its 24MW solar power plant in Japan, cementing its leading position in the Japanese solar power market. Hanwha Q CELLS Japan had a completion ceremony for the Hanwha Solar Power plant in the city of Kitsuki on January 15. The Kitsuki plant is built [...]