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Solkiss to build world’s largest rotating solar plant in South Korea

Solkiss to build world’s largest rotating solar plant in South Korea

The South Korean solar developer will install a 2.67 MW floating solar farm on the Deoku Reservoir that will rotate to track the sun’s rays throughout the day, delivering a 22% increase in harvest, the company claims.

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South Korea to scrap coal and nuclear power

South Korea to scrap coal and nuclear power

South Korea move marks first major new international commitment away from coal since Trump pulled out of Paris climate agreement.

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New Asian lender should unlock clean billions, and not for coal

New Asian lender should unlock clean billions, and not for coal

Scarce public finance should invest in generation assets of the future, not relics of the past at risk of being stranded.

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South Korea’s new president likely to curb thermal coal imports

South Korea’s new president likely to curb thermal coal imports

South Korea is Australia’s second biggest customer for thermal coal, but election of Moon Jae-In as president raises doubts about future of coal generation in that country.

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South Korea give boost to energy storage as part of renewables spending spree

South Korea give boost to energy storage as part of renewables spending spree

South Korea to provide incentives for utility-scale solar operators to install energy storage units as it outlines plans to invest $US27 billion in renewable energies over next five years.

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Hunger strike pushes South Korea to defer coal plant plan

Hunger strike pushes South Korea to defer coal plant plan

A protest and one-week hunger strike has prompted the South Korean Government to indefinitely postpone consideration of the 1160 MW ‘Dangjin Eco Power’ coal-fired plant.

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Hyundai–Kia group plans blitz attack into electric vehicles

Hyundai–Kia group plans blitz attack into electric vehicles

Hyundai and Kia plan to head up the race towards reduced emissions, driving reductions in advance of forecasted policy changes.

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LG to invest $US435m to triple solar cell production by 2020

LG to invest $US435m to triple solar cell production by 2020

LG signs MoU to spend $US435m on tripling solar panel production at its Gumi, South Korea facilities, from 1GW to 3GW by 2020.

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Sunflower launches floating solar power plant in Korea

Sunflower launches floating solar power plant in Korea

South Korean PV module manufacturer SolarPark Korea has supplied modules to the first floating solar PV power plant in the country.

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South Korea to install 1MW solar on North Korea factory

South Korea to install 1MW solar on North Korea factory

Despite rising tensions, plans are still moving forward for the inter-Korean installation of 1MW worth of solar panels on a North Korean factory park.