South Korea Finalize Plans to Raise Share of Renewable Power

South Korea’s energy ministry on Tuesday said it had finalised plans to raise the share of the country’s power output generated from renewable sources to as much as 35 percent by 2040.

The plan was largely unchanged from a draft released in mid-April that aimed to boost renewable power generation more than four-fold from current levels. while reducing coal and nuclear power.

Asia’s fourth-largest economy is shifting toward cleaner energy amid growing criticism over its air quality.

At present. coal power accounts for about 40% of the country’s total electricity needs. while renewable power makes up nearly 8%.


About core

Check Also

Denmark Wants to Build Two Energy Islands to Supply more Renewable Energy to Europe

Thirty years after becoming a pioneer in offshore wind farming, Denmark now wants to expand …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.