G7 leaders agree to phase out fossil fuels G7, ″금세기에 화석연료 사용 끝내자″…

World leaders at the G7 Summit in Germany have agreed that the world should end its reliance on fossil fuels within this century. They also pledged to take action on a range of issues from the crisis in Ukraine to Islamic extremism. To tells us more here′s our Son Jung-in. Leaders of seven major world […]

Korea, U.S. reach agreement on nuclear energy cooperation 한미 원자력협정 타결

After five years of negotiations, Korea and the United States have reached an agreement on updating their nuclear energy cooperation pact. A signing ceremony was held just a few hours ago between Korean chief negotiator Park Ro-byug… and U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert. Under the new deal, Korea can produce low-enriched uranium or […]

Korea to invest US$1.7 billion in renewable energy sector 정부, 에너지 신산업에 올해 1조 8

The Korean government has announced a plan for spurring the growth of the renewable energy industry. It plans to invest nearly two billion dollars this year,… with the aim of creating a market worth over 4 billion U.S. dollars by 2017. Here′s our Kim Min-ji with the details. The Korean government plans to invest about […]

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 opens solar innovation center in Chungcheongnam-do province 충남 창조경제혁신센터

Korea opened its eleventh ″creative economy innovation center″ in the western province of Chungcheongnam-do today this one dedicated to the nation′s solar energy industry. The center is part of the Park Geun-hye administration′s drive to set up a total of 17 such centers across the country,… to connect local startups with large conglomerates. Shin Se-min […]