The major floating PV plant in Saemangeum (South Korea) stands up for its rights
The Ministry of National Defense of South Korea assures that a major floating PV generator that is planned to be located in the Saemangeum tidal flat will give no impact on military flight and landing operations of United States military forces based nearby.
Nov 4, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, South Korea, floating PV, Asia, Choi Hyun-soo
South Korea's biggest hybrid solar-wind project
A 133 MW hybrid solar-wind power plant linked to 242 MWh of storage is currently being built in a hilly area in South Korea. Chinese supplier JA Solar has provided the modules for the PV section.
Aug 27, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, South Korea, JA Solar, Asia
South Korea has added 1.64 GW of solar so far this year
This new development has brought the country’s cumulative installed solar capacity to more than 9.5 GW. Around 91.5% of the newly installed capacity is represented by PV systems below 1 MW in size.
Aug 9, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, South Korea, floating plant, MOTIE, Domestic panels
South Korea bets on tandem solar technologies
The South Korean federal government has actually released a new roadmap to support R&D activities in the solar industry. The paper shows the country's solar manufacturing market might be motivated to go with high-efficiency and also pricey panels based upon tandem solar cells.
Sep 3, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, South Korea, solar cells, Asia, MOTIE
Q CELLS to build floating solar plant on Hapcheon Dam in South Korea
Solar (PV) solar cells manufacturer Q CELLS has actually revealed plans to construct a 41MW floating PV nuclear power plant, which will certainly be set up at the Hapcheon Dam in South Korea.
Nov 17, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, Q CELLS, South Korea, floating PV, Asia, Hee Cheul Kim
BayWa r.e. to work on South Korea solar debut via new office
BayWa r.e. has added South Korea to its list of target markets, dropping its anchor in Seoul to oversee the deployment of its first solar pipeline in the country.
Sep 26, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, pv power plants, Asia, Korea, baywa r.e., apac, utlity-scale pv
South Korea presents carbon footprint policies for solar modules
The laws will certainly enter into pressure on June 15 and also will require panel carbon footprints being determined according to life cycle assessments of their ecological effects according to the KS I ISO 14040 Korean requirement.
May 29, 2020 // Manufacturing News, South Korea, Asia, solar modules
South Korea's biggest floating PV plant now on the internet
Designer Scotra claims that the project is the second-biggest floating PV variety outside of China.
Aug 21, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, South Korea, floating PV, Asia, Scotra
Construction begins on 25 MW floating array in Korea
South Korea’s largest PV project is scheduled for commissioning by next year. The project developer – Korean floating PV specialist Scotra – is also planning a 2.5 MW offshore solar project with the support of the government.
Aug 21, 2019 // Plants, Floating PV, South Korea, China, floating PV, Asia, Scotra Co Ltd, Topinfra Co Ltd, Gunsan
North Korea plans 2.5 GW solar plant with Chinese help
China will build the huge solar park at its own cost for its energy-hungry neighbor in exchange for access to rare earths. The project was announced by the Association of China Rare Earth Industry.
Oct 25, 2019 // Plants, China, Asia, Korea, Kim Jong-un
Korea’s South Jeolla province is becoming a solar hub
According to Korean government, around 18,000 unlicensed projects up to 1 MW in size are being developed in the area. Restrictions on such projects, which are driving this year’s strong solar growth in the country, are being introduced to reduce their environmental impact.
Sep 19, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Residential, Korea, MOTIE, KEPCO
Chile and South Australia established sights on eco-friendly hydrogen exports
Enthusiastic proposals to increase environment-friendly hydrogen production in Chile and South Australia have been introduced this week, as both look to capitalize growing supplies of renewables to help decarbonise their economic situations and also meet eco-friendly energy targets.
Nov 5, 2020 // Storage, Australia, Chile, South Australia, South america, hydrogen, climate council, Oceania, Juan Carlos Jobet, green hydrogen, Amanda McKenzie, Steven Marshall
Chinese manufacturers slam South Korean solar module carbon emissions results
Chinese solar producers have actually knocked South Korea's decision to affix fixed carbon exhausts ratings to modules originating from China under the regulatory authority's brand-new carbon footprint demands.
Sep 22, 2020 // Manufacturing News, South Korea, Asia, solar module, carbon emissions
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
Norwegian tech for Korea's gigantic floating solar complex
Floating PV professional Ocean Sun as well as South Korean energy business EN Technologies have authorized an agreement to establish the pilot projects of the 2.1 GW floating solar site intended near the Saemangeum tidal flat, on the coast of the Yellow Sea.
Jul 16, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, South Korea, floating PV, Asia, EN Technologies, Ocean Sun, Børge Bjørneklett