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Ministry hosts Korea Energy Show 2018
Seoul, Korea - The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on October 2 that the Ministry will host the Korea Energy Show 2018, the nation’s largest energy exhibition, at KINTEX in Goyang from October 2 to 5. During his opening remarks at the show’s opening ceremony, Trade, Industry and Energy Vice Minister Cheong Seung-il said...
Minister Sung and Danish counterpart seek green energy cooperation
Trade, Industry and Energy Minister Sung Yunmo (left) signed with Denmark’s Energy, Utilities and Climate Minister Lars Lilleholt a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in renewable energy and new energy industries at the 8th Korea-Denmark Green Growth Alliance Meeting in Seoul on November 1.During his opening speech at the event, Minis...
Minister Sung underlines value of energy transition at New Energy Industry Business Dialogue
Trade, Industry and Energy Minister Sung Yunmo (fourth from right) underlined the value of energy transition for innovation-driven growth during his welcoming speech at the New Energy Industry Business Dialogue that took place at COEX in Seoul on October 5.As part of the second-day schedule of the Korea Energy Transition Conference 2018, the dialog...
Vice Minister Cheong gives speech at Korea Energy Show 2018
Trade, Industry and Energy Vice Minister Cheong Seung-il delivered opening remarks at the Korea Energy Show 2018 held at KINTEX in Goyang on October 2.During his address, Vice Minister Cheong said that energy transition is a global phenomenon and that innovation is needed in the energy sector.The opening event was attended by about 200 represe...
Minister Paik attends groundbreaking ceremony for nation’s largest solar power plant
Trade, Industry and Energy Minister Paik Ungyu (third from left) delivered a speech at the groundbreaking ceremony of Yeongam Solar Power Plant construction in Yeongam, Jeollanam-do on September 12.During his remarks, Minister Paik emphasized that renewable energy is not only clean and safe but also a new growth engine that creates new investment o...
Minister Paik attends launch ceremony for Saudi nuclear project support center
Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy Paik Ungyu (eighth from left) attended the opening ceremony for an office center aimed at supporting the Korean tender for a Saudi Arabian nuclear energy project, in Seoul on July 2. The support center was opened as the Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO), the state-run energy utility, was sh...
Minister Paik speaks at World Gas Conference
Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy Paik Ungyu attended the World Gas Conference (WGC) and spoke during the closing session, in Washington D.C. on June 29. In his key note speech at the conference, Minister Paik spoke about Korea's energy transition policies and predicted a growing dominance of gas in the future energy scene, along ...
Minister Paik underlines strategic industries at offshore wind power forum
Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy Paik Ungyu emphasized the importance of developing strategic industries during a speech to representatives from the energy industry at a forum on the industrialization of offshore wind power in Seoul on June 26.Mentioning the energy transition announced last year by the Moon administration, Minister Paik said ...
Korea, China hold inaugural energy dialogue
Director General for Energy Industry Policy Park Sung-taek from the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (fourth from right) led the first Korea-China Energy Cooperation Dialogue, in Seoul on May 29. The meeting was attended by Korean and Chinese government officials and representatives from energy industries, including gas, utilitie...
Minister Paik discusses energy cooperation with Japanese tech leader
Trade, Industry and Energy Minister Paik Ungyu (third from left) discussed with SoftBank Group CEO Masayoshi Son (second from right) to seek energy cooperation during his visit to Tokyo, Japan, on May 8.During the meeting, Minister Paik and CEO Son exchanged views on various topics, including cooperation on renewable energies, construction of a Nor...