- Minister Paik underlines strategic industries at offshore wind power forum 2018-06-27
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 that this forum would work as an opportunity to find measures to boost the wind power industry and to foster strategic industries for a successful energy transition.
The forum was organized to promote wind power as part of Korea’s 3020 Renewable Energy initiative. Attendees included some 500 people from local governments, the wind industry and utilities.
On the same day, a business information session for offshore wind power also took place where participants discussed offshore wind farm case studies from Denmark, Britain, and Taiwan.