Vindkraftbransjen og -markedet i Sør-Korea

Sør-Korea jobber mot de nasjonale «3020 Fornybar Energi»-planene. Målet er å øke andelen av kraftproduksjon basert på fornybar energi til 20 prosent av landets samlede kraftproduksjon innen 2030, noe som vil gi mindre avhengighet av kull- og kjernekraft.  I 2018 ble det produsert totalt 569 970 GWh elektrisk strøm, inkludert 35 547 GWh (6,24 prosent av totalen) med… Read More

Opportunities in Korean offshore wind

Global Wind Day is a worldwide event that occurs annually in June. It is organized by EWEA (European Wind Energy Association) and GWEC (Global Wind Energy Council) as a special day when wind energy is celebrated and information is exchanged among players. In association with EWEA and GWEC, Korea Wind Energy Industry Association (KWEIA), Electric… Read More

Opportunities in Korean Maritime Industry

In 2017, the bankruptcy of South Korean Hanjin Shipping Co. reduced the revenue of the Korean shipping industry by more than KRW 10 trillion. Container cargo volumes by Korean shipping companies were also reduced to less than a half. In April 2018, the Korean government held the 15th industrial competitiveness reinforcement Meeting, chaired by Strategy… Read More

Smart Cities opportunities in South Korea

The long history of Smart Cities in different names Urban development plans in South Korea in the 20th century were managed by the state and the large private conglomerates which caused growing urban issues which was a global trend towards urbanization. The plans have led to many issues in large cities such as congestion, environmental… Read More

Dried fish popular in South Korea

According to the published statistics in 2016 regarding seafood consumption per person, Korean people consume the world’s biggest amount of seafood per person at 58.4 kg, followed by Norway with 53.3 kg and Japan with 50.2 kg. Considering that 20.2 kg is the global average, it is easily assumed that Korean people love seafood. Korean… Read More