S. Korean nuclear reactor shuts down 한빛 3호기 재가동 5일 만에 발전 중지

Korea′s Hanbit number three nuclear reactor came to an emergency halt on Thursday afternoon… just five days after it resumed operations. According to the Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Corporation, the Hanbit nuclear reactor was shut down at around 1:30 p.m. Power plant officials say there were no problems with the safety of the reactor […]

Korea exports nuclear reactor technology to Europe for first time

Korea’s nuclear reactor technology has moved into the European market for the first time. The nation’s science ministry said Tuesday… that a local consortium has won a bid to upgrade a nuclear reactor that is being used for research purposes at the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. The 26-million dollar deal is led […]

Solar panel market on the rise in 2015: IHS 태양광 시장, 장기침체 벗고 훈풍오나… 올해 성장 전망

The market for solar panels is powering up,…as demand for the clean energy systems increases. Market researcher IHS says gross profits for photovoltaic or PV modules that′s how panels convert sunshine into usable energy will top 5 billion U.S. dollars this year,… more than doubling from a year earlier. The firm′s latest report identified at […]

Russia suspends nuclear energy cooperation with U.S.

In the latest sign of their deteriorating relations,… Russia says it’s halting cooperation with the United States in the nuclear energy sector. A suspension decree, signed by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, was posted on the Russian government’s website on Wednesday. It explained the decree was a “countermeasure” to Washington’s violation of their agreement… after the […]

Kim Jong-un vows to make North Korea ‘world’s strongest nuclear power’

North Korea is giving itself a pat on the back for its latest ballistic missile launch. Proudly touting its defense-related achievements on state-run TV for the first time,… Kim Jong-un vowed to make North Korea the strongest nuclear power in the world. Park Hee-jun with more. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has vowed to make […]

S. Korea’s nuclear reactor APR1400 wins approval for use in U.S.

South Korea’s new light water nuclear reactor has become the first foreign reactor to earn certification for use in the U.S. Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Company announced Tuesday that U.S. regulators have certified the design, known as the Advanced Power Reactor-1400. That certification is expected to give Korea’s nuclear power plants a competitive advantage, […]

Korea turns to solar modules and marine plants for alternative energy source

Amid peaking power usage in Korea in light of record high temperatures… companies and researchers are increasingly looking to renewable and sustainable energy – an alternative energy source. Our Kim Jiyeon takes a closer look at some of those efforts… for our IT&Science Front this week. The scorching summer heat can easily force anyone to […]

Activity at North Korea nuclear reactor spotted by satellite

Newly released satellite imagery of North Korea shows concerning activity at one of its nuclear reactors. With a landmark meeting with the U.S. in May, such development is likely to unnerve observers, but experts warn against jumping to conclusions. Kwon Jang-ho explains further. Western researchers have released a report which suggests that preliminary testing has […]

Pres. Park departs for UAE to celebrate installation of Korean-built nuclear reactor

And following her emotional televised address earlier this morning… President Park has just departed for a two-day visit to the United Arab Emirates. During the 40-hour long trip, she will attend a ceremony to celebrate the installation of a multi-billion dollar nuclear reactor… that Korea hopes will open the door to other mega deals. Our […]

In-depth: Global market wrap-up

it’s time now for an in-depth look at the global markets this afternoon and for that I’m joined on the line by mr. Daniel you global strategist that you want to Security’s mister you thank you as always for coming on thank you very much for having me always now stocks on Wall Street closed […]