South Korea

Oman awards 500-MW solar project to S Korea's KOWEPO
Korea Western Power Co. (KOWEPO) has won a contract to develop the 500-MW Manah I solar energy plant in north Oman and prepares to damage the ground on the project in the second fifty percent of 2023.
Mar 22, 2023 // Plants, South Korea, Asia, Oman, Solar Project, KOWEPO
Researchers use alkylammonium chlorides to regulate development of perovskite layers as well as achieve 26.08% effectiveness PSC
Scientists at South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), Chonnam National University and also Pohang University of Science and also Technology (POSTECH) have actually created a special perovskite solar cell that utilizes alkylammonium chloride (RACI) to regulate the development of defects in the perovskite layer.
Mar 2, 2023 // Technology, South Korea, Asia, solar cell, perovskite, efficiency, UNIST, POSTECH, Chonnam National University, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Pohang University of Science and Technology
Scientist analyze exactly how molybdenum ditelluride might enhance service provider generation in perovskite solar cells
Scientists from South Korea's Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) have discovered that molybdenum ditelluride could enhance carrier generation in perovskite solar cells.
Dec 7, 2022 // Technology, South Korea, Asia, efficiency, perovskite solar cells, Sungkyunkwan University, SKKU
Glennmont, SK D&D to set up South Korea solar player
Agreement complies with MoU from June this year as well as is targeting co-investment in 80MW of projects
Nov 29, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, South Korea, Asia, Glennmont, sk d&d
Qcells signs up with European group in new project to promote perovskite-silicon tandem cell commercialization
South Korea-based Qcells and also a European research study group (led by Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB)) have actually jointly established a pilot manufacturing line for silicon-perovskite tandem cells in Thalheim, Germany. The project intends to speed up the innovation's mass production as well as market infiltration. The project started on 1 November.
Nov 25, 2022 // Technology, South Korea, Asia, solar cell, HZB, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, Bernd Stannowski, perovskite-silicon tandem cell
Samsung sets objective to obtain 100% clean power by 2050
Samsung Electronics is shifting far from fossil fuels and aiming to totally power its international operations with clean electrical power by 2050, a difficult goal that professionals claim could be hampered by South Korea's small climate adjustment commitments.
Sep 16, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, South Korea, Asia, samsung
DNV companions with South Korean companies to check out floating solar opportunities
Quality assurance business DNV is teaming up with South Korean floating PV (FPV) component suppliers to check out business opportunities in the worldwide floating solar market.
Jul 22, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Floating PV, South Korea, Asia, Floating solar, Scotra, dnv, POSCO, solarpark
Perovskite-silicon tandem solar cell with 23.5% performance
United States and South Korean scientists claim to have actually achieved a power conversion performance of 23.50% in a perovskite-silicon tandem solar cell developed with a special distinctive anti-reflective layer (ARC) polymeric film. The cell is likewise able to maintain 91% of its first effectiveness after 120 hours.
Jul 19, 2022 // Technology, USA, South Korea, Asia, solar cell, North America, efficiency, UNIST, perovskite-silicon
South Korea to adjust renewables targets, develop more nuclear plants
South Korea is intending to change its renewables targets as part of a host of energy policies from the country's new government, which intends to enhance the role of nuclear power.
Jul 6, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, South Korea, Asia, renewable energy target, nuclear, energy security
SK D&D, Glennmont sign US$ 160m MOU for solar PV in South Korea
South Korean developer SK D&D has actually signed a co-investment memorandum of understanding (MOU) with renewable resource mutual fund manager Glennmont Partners to target opportunities in solar PV projects in South Korea.
Jun 24, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, South Korea, Asia, Memorandum of Understanding, glennmont partners, sk d&d
Glennmont eyes EUR150m Korean solar opportunity
Investor indications MoU with renewables programmer SK D&D to 'accelerate capital implementation' in PV projects
Jun 23, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, South Korea, Asia, Joost Bergsma, Glennmont
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