State commission reveals fate of two unfinished nuclear reactors, but renewable energy …

State commission reveals fate of two unfinished nuclear reactors, but renewable energy …

Though the survey showed more people would like the construction which has already begun to resume…. it also revealed most support going nuclear-free in the long run. So where does the nation’s energy policy go from here. Here’s Lee Jeong-yeon with a closer look. Several rounds of public debates and phone surveys over the past…

Proportion of renewable energy reaches a record high of 7 percent of total power generation in Q1

Proportion of renewable energy reaches a record high of 7 percent of total power generation in Q1

In the first quarter this year, renewable energy made up a record-high proportion of South Korea’s total power generation… at seven-and-a-half percent. According to Korea Electric Power Corporation, renewable was up 2 percentage points from a year before. The government’s been trying to get rid of coal-fired power plants in favor of more eco-friendly sources.…

Trump signs safeguard measures against imported washers, solar cells

Trump signs safeguard measures against imported washers, solar cells

U.S. President Donald Trump has signed authorizations for “safeguard tariffs” on imports of washing machines and solar panels,… sparking an outcry in South Korea and around the world. Trump’s decision is expected to deal a huge blow to South Korean manufacturers. As a result,… it has prompted Seoul to consider filing a complaint with the…