South Korea

Aquila Capital forms South Korean JV
Partnership with TopInfra to develop and create wind and solar projects in the country
Apr 6, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, South Korea, Asia, Aquila Capital, Alexander Lenz, Tristan Jung
South Korea Counts On Floating Solar To Overcome Land Scarcity
Floating solar farms utilize solar panels that are affixed to plastic floats, which then drift on a body of water. These floating solar arrays are generally placed on man-made bodies of water-- a town's water reservoir, an irrigation reservoir, a water therapy facility.
Mar 8, 2022 // Floating PV, South Korea, Asia, International, Scotra, floating solar plants, hydroelectric systems, reservoirs
Researchers develop efficient solar cell technology by imitating plants' photosynthesis procedure
By causing a suitable electron flow procedure called vectorial transfer, South Korean researchers had the ability to create a solar cell production technique that can produce cells with as much as 60 percent more electron transfer efficiency than traditional cells. The brand-new technique allows photovoltaic cells to manage electron flow in one desired instructions to minimize the loss of electrons throughout power generation.
Feb 28, 2022 // Technology, Japan, South Korea, solar cells, Asia, efficiency, UNIST, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Shinshu University, Kwon Tae-hyuk
Multi-junction solar cell integrating radiative cooler
The triple-junction solar cell is based upon indium gallium phosphide (InGaP), gallium arsenide (GaAs), as well as Germanium (Ge) and is made with a micro-grating made from glass, consisting of a two-dimensional x-framework structure repaired onto the surface of the solar cell. Its operating temperature level was found to be 6 degrees Celsius lower than that of a recommendation cell without the cooling technique.
Feb 14, 2022 // Technology, Manufacturing News, South Korea, Asia, solar cell, Gil Ju Lee
Doped carbon for a dependable lithium sulfur battery
Researchers in South Korea established a porous carbon material that, when applied as a coating to the separator film in a lithium-sulfur battery, was shown to decrease an undesirable negative effects and enhance the battery's performance as well as dependability. The coating is based on methylene blue, a kind of salt frequently made use of in textile passing away.
Feb 8, 2022 // Technology, Storage, South Korea, Asia, lithium-sulfur batteries, Pusan National University, Seung Geol Lee
Color-tunable transparent silicon solar cell with 7.38% performance
Developed for BIPV applications by scientists in Korea, the solar cell is based on a 100μm-thick n-type silicon wafer as well as has a bending radius of 3-6mm.
Nov 29, 2021 // Technology, South Korea, Asia, efficiency, UNIST, silicon solar cell, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology
The Hydrogen Stream: New technology to save 5 tons of hydrogen daily
Proton Motor Fuel Cell and also xelectrix Power have additionally established a total system that incorporates fuel cell as well as battery storage innovations and also U.S.-based Plug Power is constructing a 100 MW electrolyzer in Egypt. In addition, Germany said it intends to deploy 10 GW of hydrogen capability by 2030 as well as South Korea revealed its hydrogen strategy.
Nov 28, 2021 // Storage, USA, Japan, Germany, UK, South Korea, Europe, Asia, hydrogen, North America, Joe Biden, Nassef Sawiris
41 MW Floating Solar Plant Completed in South Korea
South Korea has actually begun making rather proceed on the renewable energy front The country, with a crucial duty in international supply chains and also development, will certainly hope to order the possibilities and overachieve on its conventional targets also.
Nov 26, 2021 // Plants, Floating PV, South Korea, floating PV, Asia, Hanwha Q Cells, net-zero, Scotra, Hapcheon Dam
Ambient refined not natural perovskite solar cells at 19.75% effectiveness
Scientists in South Korea demonstrated a construction method for perovskite solar cells relying entirely on room temperature, ambient problems procedures. Utilizing an all-inorganic perovskite product, and a spray coated electron transport layer, cells made by the group attained a maximum performance of 19.75%.
Oct 22, 2021 // Technology, South Korea, Asia, solar cell, perovskite, efficiency, Chonnam National University
SK E&S spends US$ 300-400m in LS Power's REV Renewables
South Korean tidy energy business SK E&S has spent US$ 300-400 million in LS Power's newly launched REV Renewables that will certainly speed up the development of its portfolio of renewable power and also power storage projects.
Oct 20, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, USA, South Korea, Asia, North America, LS Power, Rev Renewables, SK E&S
LG Energy Solution Takes Over US-based NEC Energy Solutions
South Korean lithium-ion battery supplier LG Energy Solution (LG ES) has actually acquired US-based market gamer NEC Energy Solutions from NEC Corporation for an undisclosed sum.
Sep 22, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, Software, USA, Japan, Massachusetts, South Korea, Asia, North America, NEC Energy Solutions, LG Energy Solution, NEC Corporation
SK Group grabs US storage space attire
Key Capture Energy has 254MW of projects in construction and also procedure and also a 3GW growth pipe
Sep 10, 2021 // Storage, USA, South Korea, Asia, North America, SK Group, Key Capture Energy, KCE, Jeff Bishop
South Korea to Develop Solar Energy Plant in Fiji
The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) introduced Wednesday that it will certainly construct a solar energy plant in Fiji, an island country in the Pacific that is having problem with climate change.
Aug 12, 2021 // Plants, South Korea, Asia, Oceania, PV Power Plant, Fiji, KOICA
New conductive polymer ink opens up for next-generation printed electronic devices
Scientists at Linköping University, Sweden, have created a stable high-conductivity polymer ink. The advance paves the way for ingenious printed electronics with high energy performance. The results have been published in Nature Communications.
Apr 21, 2021 // Technology, USA, Sweden, South Korea, Europe, Asia, North America, Linköping University, Simone Fabiano, Chi-Yuan Yang
GoodWe Signs a 100MW Solar Inverter Supply Agreement with GS Global
GoodWe, a world-leading PV inverter as well as energy storage space remedies maker, has authorized a 100MW circulation agreement with GS Global, a Ton of money 500 business.
Mar 15, 2021 // Inverters, ENERGY STORAGE, South Korea, Asia, GoodWe, tuv rheinland, GoodWe HT Series, GS group, Sangyoon Kim