- 2nd Vice Minister attends Eumseong Natural Gas Power Plant Groundbreaking Ceremony 2022-11-10
Trade, Industry and Energy 2nd Vice Minister Park Il-jun attended on November 9 the groundbreaking ceremony of the Eumseong Natural Gas Power Plant, built to supply stable power to the North Chungcheong Province.
Eumseong Natural Gas Power Plant is a 1.1GW project, a first of this scale in its region, and is a result of the change in the initial plan of constructing a coal-fired power station to a natural gas power plant in accordance with Korea’s fine dust reduction plans. In his congratulatory message, Vice Minister Park stated “this plant project is expected to bring about the development of future industries and stable power supply in the region,” and that he looked forward to seeing “revival of local economy and creation of new jobs from this project.”
The event was attended by approximately 200 persons, including North Chungcheong Province Deputy Mayor Kim Myung-kyu, Korea East-West Power President Kim Young-moon, local residents and plant personnel.