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Equinor, KNOC and Korea East-West Power have agreed to develop a 200 MW floating offshore wind farm

Equinor, Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC) and Korea East-West Power have agreed to develop to 200MW floating offshore wind farm 58 km off the coast of the city of Ulsan. The consortium recently held a signing ceremony in Ulsan, which is situated in the south-eastern region of South Korea for the Donghae 1 project. The … Continue reading Equinor, KNOC and Korea East-West Power have agreed to develop a 200 MW floating offshore wind farm

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Doosan Heavy develops Korea’s largest offshore wind power system

Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction (DHIC) announced on June 28 that it had been selected as the main contractor for the 8MW Large-Capacity Offshore Wind Power System Development project, a state project sponsored by the Korea Institute of Energy Technology Evaluation and Planning (KETEP). DHIC, one of the five parties selected from the industry, academia … Continue reading Doosan Heavy develops Korea’s largest offshore wind power system

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South Korea to add 12GW of wind enegy by 2030

Korea will add 12 gigawatt of new wind power capacity by 2030 and combine the renewable energy with the shipbuilding and ocean-based industries, the Energy Ministry said on June 26. The goal is part of the government’s plan to increase the proportion of renewable energy from the current 7 percent to 20 percent by 2030. … Continue reading South Korea to add 12GW of wind enegy by 2030

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Did you know the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics are powered by wind energy?

Last night my husband and I sat down to watch the women’s snowboarding halfpipe final in the Winter Olympics. In case you missed it, Californian Chloe Kim lived up to expectations and clinched the gold medal for the U.S. Of course, working in the wind industry, I was nearly as excited by her win as … Continue reading Did you know the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics are powered by wind energy?

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Wind power in South Korea: Vestas receives 24 MW order

Vestas has received also a firm and unconditional order totaling 200 MW in the United States. Customer and project name have not been disclosed at the customer’s request. The order was placed by GS Yeongyang Windpower Co. Ltd. and includes seven V112-3.45 MW turbines for the Yeong Yang Stage 2 Wind Farm project. Located in … Continue reading Wind power in South Korea: Vestas receives 24 MW order

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Siemens receives order for onshore wind energy project in South Korea

Siemens Wind Power has received an order to supply 17 direct drive wind turbines for the Uljin onshore wind power plant in Gyeongsangbuk province on the east coast of South Korea. The customer is SK D&D Co., Ltd., a Korean developer of real estate and renewable energy projects. The scope of supply includes the delivery … Continue reading Siemens receives order for onshore wind energy project in South Korea

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Wind power in South Korea: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

Vestas receives firm and unconditional order for 13 V100-2.0 MW turbines for a wind power plant in South Korea’s northeastern Gangwon Province. These will be Vestas’ first V100 wind turbines in the country.    The order was placed by one of the largest South Korean conglomerates which has been active in the wind power industry … Continue reading Wind power in South Korea: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Russia planning 40 MW wind farm with North Korea

RAO Energy System East, the largest supplier of electricity and heating in the Russia’s Far East, is planning to build four wind farms totaling 40 megawatts on both sides of the Russian-North Korean border.   Two wind farms will be built in the Russian Primorye region, just north of the border with North Korea, as … Continue reading Russia planning 40 MW wind farm with North Korea

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Plan of connecting Korea to Japan

Korea Electric Power Corporation (Kepco), the nation’s energy provider, is pushing a plan of connecting Busan to Japan’s Tsushima Island and Kyushu through a 200-kilometer (124-mile) underwater cable. The project will create a new grid to share power from Korea, which has a surplus, with Japan, which has a shortage of power due to the … Continue reading Plan of connecting Korea to Japan

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S. Korea

The Wind Energy Development Seminar, designed to facilitate offshore wind farm projects in conjunction with the South Korean government and industry, was attended by officials from the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE), Korea Power Exchange (KPX), Korea Electrical Safety Corporation (KESCO), Korea South East Power Co. (KOSEP), Korea Southern Power Co. (KOSPOS), Juju … Continue reading S. Korea

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Wind Power Korea 2012 kicks off for advanced wind energy industry

‘Wind Power Korea 2012’ is held from 5th to 7th, December by Gyeongsangnam-do, a hub of east south area of Korea. 94 companies participate in the exhibition running at CECO (Changwon Exhibition Convention Center) located in Gyeongsangnam-do, a city taking 80% of Korean Wind Power System and 50% of component industry in Wind Power industry. Gyeongsangnam-do is … Continue reading Wind Power Korea 2012 kicks off for advanced wind energy industry

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