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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Canada-based Northland Power has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with South Korean KEPCO E&C to jointly work on supporting the development of the offshore wind industry in Korea.
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.
Denmark and South Korea have entered into a renewable energy cooperation agreement that particularly focuses on offshore wind.
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.
South Korea’s Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction (DHIC) has signed a maintenance service contract with Korea Offshore Wind Power (KOWP) for the 60MW Southwest Offshore Demonstration Wind Farm.
South Korea’s Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) has announced plans for setting up large-scale offshore wind farms as it targets expanding the country’s offshore wind capacity as part of its Renewable Energy 3020 Implementation Plan.
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.
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.
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.
Wind gearbox technology specialist Moventas and Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction have agreed on the Exceed gearbox deliveries to an offshore wind farm in South Korea.
An offshore wind project with a total capacity of up to 96.8MW will be built at South Korea’s estuarine tidal flat Saemangeum. On 6 January, the Saemangeum Development and Investment Agency (SDIA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Saemangeum Offshore Wind Power, a special purpose company established between KEPCO KPS and Mirae Asset, as well as […]
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 […]
Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) and DUWIND/TU Delft have designed a long-term training programme for future South Korean experts who will work on developing offshore wind potential off the Jeju Island. Over a five-year period, academic-level Koreans will receive training in basic theory, applied knowledge and practical knowledge, ECN said. ”Starting in summer 2017, 10 Koreans will […]
South Korea received first electricity generated by an offshore wind farm on Thursday, September 29, 2016, KBS World Radio reports. The first power was generated by three out of the ten 3MW turbines installed at the 30MW Tamra offshore wind farm off Geumdeung-ri in Jeju Island, located about 0.5 – 1 km from the shore. The power produced by the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Off the shores of South Korea, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology professor Sangchul Bang is designing a suction pile foundations for a 2,500-megawatt (MW) wind farm, his nearly $200,000 contract with Korea Electric Power Corporation Research Institute (KEPRI) will result in foundations for 500 windmills ranging from 3 MW to 7 MW each […]
MAKE’s 2014 inaugural APeC Wind Power Outlook 2014 is now available. The 65-page report contains over 85 charts, tables and graphs providing in-depth analysis of 10+ markets in the region. The report studies key drivers and barriers for new wind power installations in Asia Pacific (excl. China), regional macro conditions, regulatory frameworks as well as 10-year […]
SgurrEnergy’s pioneering scanning lidar device, Galion Lidar, has been deployed to conduct a 12-month wind measurement campaign for South Korean construction company, SK Engineering & Construction, as part of wind flow modelling and pre-construction development work for a proposed offshore wind farm. A Galion Lidar G4000 Offshore device was deployed onshore, near the coast, in […]
LOC has further expanded its footprint in Asia, successfully registering LOC Seoul and opening the company’s first office in South Korea. “Initially concentrating on the vibrant energy markets, our ultimate objective is for LOC Seoul to cover all aspects of our work,” said Captain Jon Walker, Regional Head of Asia for the LOC Group. “We […]
AXYS Technologies Inc. has announced the appointment of GeoSystem Research Corporation (GeoSR) as its new agent for the Republic of Korea. The agreement includes representation of AXYS’ marine product line and the WindSentinel™ wind resource assessment buoy. GeoSR has been busy, already securing two project contracts. With the first contract, GeoSR has supplied a TRIAXYS™ […]