- MOTIE holds public-private joint offshore wind power TF meeting 2022-01-12
Trade, Industry and Energy 2nd Vice Minister Park Ki-young held a public-private joint offshore wind power TF meeting at the Korea Trade Insurance Corporation (K-sure) on January 6, 2022. The meeting aimed to gather and discuss solutions to challenges faced by domestic offshore wind power industry businesses.
Vice Minister Park noted that “Korea’s large-scale offshore wind power projects are still in their early stage, so challenges are sure to surface,” and stressed the urgent duty of the government and public institutions in gathering and solving these difficulties. Further discussions addressed the challenges specific to 16 offshore wind projects located in the South Jeolla Province.
The public-private joint TF meeting was attended by relevant personnel from various state and private affiliations, including the Office for Government Policy Coordination, Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, local government agencies, Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO), SK E&S, Hanwha, and offshore wind power business operators.