May 4th, 2020 | by World Resources Institute
The Republic of Korea’s response to COVID-19 has been among the most effective in the world. By combining aggressive testing with early isolation and treatment of those who test positive, Korea has lowered its infection rate while avoiding the need to lock down entire cities. The government reorganized hospitals to prevent infection, effectively distributed face masks, and will cover all COVID-related medical costs
January 17th, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan
CleanTechnica has previously covered transparent, two-layer solar film, but time flies — that was mostly back in 2012 and
July 16th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Norwegian oil, gas, and wind company Equinor has announced this week that it will partner with Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC) and the Korean power company Korea East-West Power (EWP) to develop the 200 megawatt (MW) floating offshore wind project Donghae 1 off Ulsan in South Korea.
January 25th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Solar market research company PV Market Alliance has concluded that at least 98 gigawatts (GW) of grid-connected solar PV was installed in 2018, adding another voice to an already confused reading of the 2018 solar industry
December 20th, 2018 | by The Beam
A sustainable and lasting peace between North and South Korea can succeed only if renewable energy is set as a fundamental cornerstone in the process, where a peace plan for the Korean peninsula should be based on 100% renewable energy.
October 17th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
As the first affordable, fully electric compact utility vehicle (CUV) in the world, the Kia Niro EV is one of the most highly anticipated electric vehicle launches. Being the new guy on the block, every step is being watched and eagerly reported
September 8th, 2018 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland
With the recent rush by the prestigious European marques to try to grab all of the glittering limelight for their forthcoming SUV-style EVs, a similarly sized offering coming in at half the price is quietly proving its merits with superior efficiency and range. The Kia Niro EV's early real-world tests show it will have range within 5% to 10% of it's significantly smaller "efficiency-champ" sibling, the Hyundai Kona, and far better efficiency than any of the purportedly well-engineered European marques. Only the Tesla Model 3 has better efficiency than the Koreans, but that's not an SUV or
May 16th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
South Korean solar manufacturer Hanwha Q CELLS announced its latest quarterly earnings this week, revealing that the company returned to profitability in the first quarter of 2018 after a net loss in the previous quarter, but tempered the news by downgrading its 2018 shipping guidance.
April 11th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
BYD has announced yet another rollout of 20 of its fully electric shuttle buses in South Korea's Jeju Island. The project was comprised of 20 of BYD's 15 passenger eBus-7 vehicles that, a perfect fit for the island's narrow roads while still packing plenty of range (200 kilometers of range per charge)
March 14th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
One of the world's largest solar companies, Canadian Solar, announced this week that it had completed the sale of a portfolio of Californian solar projects worth 235 megawatts (MW) to Korea's largest electric utility Korea Electric Power Corporation.
April 13th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Scientists in Korea have claimed a new world record for the efficiency of the perovskite solar cell they have created in the lab. They think the breakthrough will contribute to a wider acceptance of PSC in the commercial world.
June 15th, 2016 | by Zachary Shahan
One of our readers, Kanaga Gnana, sent along the following solar energy chart and tables …. in early April. I’m [&hellip
June 10th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
A new OECD report has found outdoor air pollution could cause 6 to 9 million premature deaths a year by [&hellip
May 19th, 2016 | by James Ayre
A new survey from the social app provider “Blind” has revealed that roughly half of Korean auto-industry workers queried would [&hellip
April 20th, 2016 | by James Ayre
Originally published on EV Obsession. The top producer of automotive-industry-utilized lithium-ion battery cells in 2014 was Japan — with around [&hellip
February 6th, 2016 | by Guest Contributor
Originally published on Sustainnovate. By Henry Lindon The South Korean company LG, perhaps best known for its consumer electronics and [&hellip
January 1st, 2016 | by James Ayre
Originally published on EV Obsession. Tesla Motors will be opening up a new office in the Gangnam district of Seoul, [&hellip
December 9th, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill
The latest Climate Change Performance Index has been released, and while the European Union can stand relatively tall, Australia, Japan, [&hellip
December 1st, 2015 | by James Ayre
Of all the electric vehicles on the market, only Tesla’s Model S and Model X use small, cylindrical, 18650 battery [&hellip
September 11th, 2014 | by Cynthia Shahan
A year ago, the city of Suwon in South Korea motivated people to encounter life from another vantage point. In [&hellip