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  • 23 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The German Global Renewables Shipbrokers (GRS) has entered into a strategic partnership with South Korea’s consultancy SerFac for offshore wind development in South Korea. GRS provides consultancy and shipbroking services for the offshore wind, wave and tidal energy sectors, while SerFac is a wind project development consultancy. “The moment for market entry to South Korea is […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Fugro has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Underwater Survey Technology 21 (UST21), marking its entry in the South Korean offshore wind market. The agreement will see the two companies collaborating on marine projects in South Korea, with Fugro expanding UST21’s local hydrography capacity to provide site characterization services, including geotechnical, geophysical and offshore metocean solutions. […]

  • 22 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cathie Associates has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Blue Wind Engineering (BWE) to cooperate on expanding within the offshore wind industry in South Korea. According to Robin Comrie, Co-Managing Director of Cathie Associates, the company hopes to play a role in the growth of offshore wind in the region as South Korea aims to […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Denmark and South Korea have entered into a renewable energy cooperation agreement that particularly focuses on offshore wind.

  • 25 June 2020
    Business & Finance

    Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) is setting up an office in South Korea to support the local offshore wind market. “We continue our expansion into key emerging markets such as South Korea. We believe a local presence is central to leveraging our global expertise and providing the best possible local support to wind farm developers,” said […]

  • 22 March 2013

    Kuick Research has released research titled “South Korea Wind Power Sector Analysis 2013.” Wind Power in South Korea is being seen as the potential driver of renewable energy development in the country. Electricity generation through wind power has already progressed to significant levels and most of this has been developed onshore. The present onshore capacity […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    The City of Ulsan has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with four domestic and foreign partnerships and investors to build and maintain floating wind farms, as well as to create a local supply chain in South Korea. The four developers include a partnership between Royal Dutch Shell and CoensHexicon, which is a joint venture between […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Training & Education

    The development of wind energy, both onshore and offshore, in South Korea is gathering pace and the demand for qualified service and maintenance personnel for wind parks is growing. With this development in mind, Husum-based BZEE signed a cooperation agreement with the vocational training college Korea Polytechnic III based in Chuncheon City in July 2013. […]

  • 19 June 2017

    South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in, elected last month, today announced plans for the country’s transition to renewables and phase-out of nuclear and coal plants in a speech during the official ceremony of the permanent shutdown of the country’s oldest nuclear power plant. Moon added he will focus on developing solar and offshore wind power.

  • 15 June 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Hung Hua Construction (HHC) has transported the first batch of twelve pin piles for Taiwan Power Company’s Changhua Phase 1 offshore wind farm from South Korea to Taiwan, following an almost two-month delay in operations due to COVID-19 restrictions. The company, contracted by Jan De Nul for the transport of jacket foundations, loaded the pin […]

  • 10 May 2012

    Building partnerships and promoting wind energy for the future will be Vestas’ focus at the Danish Pavilion in the upcoming Expo 2012 in Yeosu, South Korea.  Offshore wind holds vast potential as a sustainable energy source for rapidly growing countries, such as South Korea with its substantial coastal areas. EXPO 2012 provides an opportunity to […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Shell and CoensHexicon Co. Ltd have signed an agreement to develop, construct and operate a floating offshore wind farm in South Korea. According to CoensHexicon, initial project development started early this year for the wind farm which will be located circa 40km off the coast of Ulsan. The parties have already formed a project company […]

  • 25 January 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    South Korean wind turbine manufacturer Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction has ordered first 5.5MW electrical control systems from Massachusetts-based AMSC.

  • 18 November 2010

    South Korea is expanding its activities in the renewable energy business. Inter alia, the government plans to install 500 wind turbines with a capacity of 2,500 MW off the country’s west coast. As a consequence, GL Garrad Hassan has now a representative on-site in Seoul, South Korea to provide locally services and support for designer, […]

  • 6 May 2019
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Norway’s Equinor has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with South Korea’s Ulsan City to cooperate on the development of floating wind projects in South Korea. Under the MoU, Equinor and Ulsan City will jointly explore the opportunities for the development of floating wind projects in South Korea. According to Ulsan City, Equinor, the operator […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction has acquired the prototype turbine, design, and rights to manufacture and sell a 5.5MW wind turbine developed by Hyundai Electric & Energy Systems and AMSC. Doosan will supply the 5.5MW units – the country’s most powerful domestically produced offshore wind turbines – to the first phase of the Southwest Offshore Wind Project.

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Leading classification society ABS officially inaugurated the ABS Korea Energy Technology Center (KETC) in Busan, South Korea, on 19 October 2012. ABS President and CEO Christopher J. Wiernicki joined senior representatives of the Korean shipping and shipbuilding sectors and academia to celebrate the official opening of the ABS KETC, ABS’ first global energy center. Researchers […]

  • 30 April 2012

    RenewableUK, the trade and professional body representing the wind, wave and tidal energy industries, has signed an unprecedented Memorandum of Understanding with the Korean Wind Energy Association. At a signing ceremony in London, the two associations committed to an agreement to work together to increase trade by “pursuing mutually beneficial business opportunities”. RenewableUK and the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    A delegation from the Korean National Assembly has paid a visit to the Danish Energy Agency (DEA) to study Denmark’s experience in the development of offshore wind.

  • 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 […]

  • 3 July 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor has started conducting wind measurements to investigate the possibility of developing and constructing an 800 MW floating offshore wind project in South Korea. Two floating wind speed measurement installations using LiDAR technology have been deployed in the East Sea from Ulsan to conduct metocean data measurements for what will be the Firefly offshore wind […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The first pin piles fabricated in South Korea for the Taiwan Power Company Offshore Windfarm Phase 1 Project – Demonstration have been loaded out for transport to Taiwan. As previously reported, Edgen Murray, in collaboration with South Korea’s SeAH, completed the manufacturing of 80 pin piles for the project, also known as Changhua Phase 1, […]