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  • 25 September 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    An EOLOS floating LiDAR has been deployed off the South Korean coast, as part of a measurement campaign for an offshore wind project being developed by Shell and CoensHexicon. The FLS200 floating LiDAR buoy has been deployed some 60 kilometres off the coast of Ulsan in South Korea, following EOLOS being chosen to provide the […]

  • 24 November 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has disclosed plans to develop South Korean offshore wind projects with a potential capacity of up to 1.6 GW off the coast of Incheon City. The projects will be located more than 70 kilometres from the main parts of Incheon City and have relatively shallow water depths at the target project site to allow […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    Swedish floating multi-turbine platform designer Hexicon AB has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Busan Techno Park and Renewable Energy Center for the development of floating offshore wind in South Korea.

  • 15 February 2012

    RWE Innogy, a German power company, has confirmed a six-month delay for two new ‘Seabreeze’ wind turbine installation ships. Built at South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding yard, the vessels are to be used for the North Sea and Irish Sea windfarm installations. Hans Bunting, RWE’s CFO said: “There were quality problems with the hydraulic jack-up system […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    RES (Renewable Energy Systems Ltd) has delivered offshore consultancy services to KLEM, an independent South Korean operations and maintenance (O&M) service provider. The scope of work consisted of a gap analysis of KLEM’s existing resources and skill-sets to help expand their O&M services in the offshore wind industry. The analysis will allow KLEM to develop its […]

  • 3 April 2012

    Tocardo International, the leading producer of hydro-power turbines, has signed an exclusive dealership agreement to sell its renewable energy technology into South Korea. Tocardo signed the deal with the German-Korean corporation Korwind. The company has extensive experience with the South Korean renewable energy market, and a strong track record of building trade links between Korea […]

  • 12 January 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) has signed a contract with South Korean engineering company Saman for the 400 MW SouthWest Phase II project, developed by the state-owned Korea Offshore Wind Power (KOWP). Under the contract, Saman and OWC will deliver owners’ engineering services for the project, including review of site conditions. The two companies will be providing […]

  • 15 June 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Hyundai Engineering Corporation has awarded Arup and Offshore Design Engineering (ODE) with an Owner’s Engineer contract for a 220 MW offshore wind project in South Korea. Arup–ODE team will assess the local conditions to determine the most appropriate foundation system, turbine technology and site layout for the chosen site in order to facilitate the early […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Tocardo Tidal Turbines, producer of tidal and free-flow water turbines, has reached an agreement with Ekornergy, the South Korean energy company, to install tidal turbines with a total capacity of 28MW. The units will be installed in the coastal waters of the Mokpo Jeonnam region. Manufacturing of the first 15 T2 kW Tocardo turbines is […]

  • 2 October 2012

    Schleswig-Holstein’s economics (trade and industry) minister Reinhard Meyer sees good opportunities for cooperation with South Korean enterprises in the wind sector, and wishes to promote business exchange with the country. During his visit to the HUSUM WindEnergy trade fair he issued an invitation to South Korean exhibitors. “As far as off-shore wind power is concerned, […]

  • 21 June 2016

    RES and South Korean company DOHWA Engineering have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, outlining the principle arrangements of future cooperation between the two businesses, including upcoming large scale South Korean offshore wind projects. Blue Wind Engineering Co., Limited, the RES representative in South Korea will support both RES and DOHWA. The partnership will see RES […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Doosan Heavy Industries (DHI) has remained the only South Korean company interested in the state-backed project for the development of up to 2.9 GW of offshore wind capacity in the Yellow Sea region, Business Korea reports. DHI is reportedly planning to develop a 60 MW offshore wind test site, with other companies losing interest in the project due to delays […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The UK-based engineering consultancy AgileTek has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Blue Wind Engineering to cooperate on expanding within the offshore wind industry in South Korea.

  • 15 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Equinor and the state-owned Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for floating offshore wind in South Korea. Under the MoU, the two parties will jointly explore the opportunities of developing commercial floating offshore wind, Equinor said. According to KNOC’s Senior Vice President Jae-Heon Shim, executing the agreement will become a […]

  • 29 November 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    German energy company RWE and the Ulsan Metropolitan City will cooperate on the development of floating offshore wind projects off the South Korean coast with an envisaged capacity of up to 1.5 GW. A corresponding Memorandum of Understanding was signed recently between RWE and Ulsan City, in support of South Korea’s Net Zero 2050 ambition. […]

  • 29 November 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    MunmuBaram, a joint venture between Shell and CoensHexicon, has secured an Electricity Business License (EBL) for its floating offshore wind project off the coast of Ulsan, South Korea. The EBL from South Korea’s Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy grants MunmuBaram exclusive development rights to progress 420 MW of wind energy, a third of the […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    South Korean energy company Korea South-East Power (KOEN) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to build a 600MW offshore wind farm off the Wando Island as part of the Jeonnam Wando Island 5GW Wind Power Generation project.

  • 23 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    South Korea’s Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co. and Vietnam’s state-run utility Vietnam Electricity have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly develop a pilot offshore wind project off Vietnam.

  • 18 February 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI) today announced that it completed the installation of a 5.5 MW offshore wind turbine prototype on Kimnyeong Wind Farm on Jeju Island, South Korea. The offshore wind turbine, measuring 100 m hub height and 140 m rotor diameter, is the largest unit ever installed in South Korea. It can […]

  • 9 September 2012

    With the countries all over the world developing their wind energy potential, South Korea has also joined the trend by initiating a massive wind energy program that is expected to relieve the country of its huge fossil fuel imports that currently energize the country. South Korea has recently realized the vast wind reserves which has […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) has completed the installation of South Korea’s first floating LiDAR, marking the launch of the 1.4GW Ulsan offshore wind project. Located about 60 kilometers east of Seosang-myon, Ulju-gun, Ulsan City, the Ulsan project is being progressed in three separate phases. Development of the first 400MW phase is targeted for completion […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Danish offshore wind developer Ørsted has signed contracts with South Korea’s Samkang M&T and Hyundai Steel Industries for the supply of jacket foundations for the 900MW Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind project in Taiwan. Samkang M&T will manufacture and deliver 28 jacket foundations, and Hyundai Engineering & Steel Industries 27 units, according to Korean media. […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    K2 Management has been awarded a contract for a feasibility study for an offshore wind farm in South Korea. The company said that, on its client’s request, it will not disclose any project-related information. K2 Management will partner up with a local engineering company for the development of wind farm layout, review and assessment of […]

  • 10 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction and Hyundai Heavy Industries have signed agreements with Korea National Oil Corporation to join the Donghae 1 floating offshore wind project in South Korea. Under the agreements signed this week, Doosan Heavy will provide wind turbines for the project, and HHI, the world’s largest shipbuilding company, will deliver floating foundations. […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    SPT Offshore has made its first entry into the Korean offshore wind industry by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Korea Wind Energy on 15 June 2017.

  • 17 November 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    South Korean Tamra offshore wind farm was officially opened today (17 November) at a ceremony attended by South Korea’s Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy, Paik Ungyu, and the officials from Korea South-East Power, the wind farm’s developer.