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Alstom secures its first wind energy contract in South Korea

Alstom has been awarded a contract 1  by GS Engineering & Construction (GS E&C), a large engineering and construction services company in Korea, to provide wind turbines for Gimnyeong wind farm located in Jeju Island, Korea. Under the contract, Alstom will supply and supervise the installation and commissioning of 10 units of the ECO 110 … Continue reading Alstom secures its first wind energy contract in South Korea

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Rows of electric cars are to become a common sight across the island of Jeju (South Korea) in the years ahead

Nothing signals Jeju’s com-mitment to green energy like its support for electric vehicles. The first vehicles arrived on the island in 2011 and by Oct. 2013 there were 360 vehicles and 497 refueling stations. 500 more vehicles are due to be added in 2014 and further refueling stations will be added on roads and at … Continue reading Rows of electric cars are to become a common sight across the island of Jeju (South Korea) in the years ahead

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South Korean carmakers step up R&D to build affordable electric vehicles

South Korean carmakers and the government are stepping up research and development (R&D) to build affordable electric vehicles with good range, industry sources said Monday. Sources said the plan is to make electric vehicles (EV) that cost under 30 million won (US$27,900) and travel at least 300 kilometers on a single power charge by 2020. … Continue reading South Korean carmakers step up R&D to build affordable electric vehicles

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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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SK Engineering to Build Biggest Offshore Wind Farm in South Korea

SK Engineering & Construction Co. plans to build South Korea’s biggest offshore wind farm at a cost of as much as 800 billion won ($726 million). The wind energy plant will begin commercial operations in 2017. The unit of South Korea’s third-biggest industrial group plans to install 28 seven-megawatt wind turbines 2.5 kilometers (1.55 miles) … Continue reading SK Engineering to Build Biggest Offshore Wind Farm in South Korea

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Hyundai Heavy Industries Wins South Korea’s Wind Energy Order

Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. (HHI) swill supply 20 of its 2 MW wind turbines for the Yeongam Wind Farm in Jeollanam-do Province, South Korea. HHI will also provide the installation and commissioning, as well as a long-term maintenance agreement. The wind turbines are scheduled for delivery this July. When the wind power project is … Continue reading Hyundai Heavy Industries Wins South Korea’s Wind Energy Order

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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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Samsung to build first offshore wind power plant in South Korea

To build the wind farm, Samsung Heavy will construct 14 wind turbines with a capacity of 7 megawatts by the end of 2014 in shallow waters off the coast of the island’s Daejeong County. Commercial operations of those wind power plants will start in 2015. “The power farm on Jeju Island will be the nation’s … Continue reading Samsung to build first offshore wind power plant in South Korea

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Wind Energy to Dominate South Korea Renewable Energy Efforts

South Korea has potential wind reserves of more than 340 TWh of which close to 100 TWh is onshore and a whopping 243 TWh is offshore. With the countries all over the world developing their wind energy potential, South Korea has also joined the trend by initiating a massive wind energy program that is expected … Continue reading Wind Energy to Dominate South Korea Renewable Energy Efforts

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