12 Jun '12, 11pm

UK and South Korea aim to cement status as offshore renewables pioneers, reports @businessgreen #environmentnetwork

The UK and South Korea will today move forward with plans to establish a so-called "UK-Korea Ocean Energy Technology Co-operation Project", as the two countries look to cement their status as two of the world's leading markets for offshore renewables. Renewable energy consultancy IT Power and the Korea Maritime University will today use the annual RenewableUK Global Offshore Wind Energy Conference in London to announce that they have been awarded a contract from the British Embassy in Seoul to establish the new initiative. FURTHER READING Offshore wind could create 100,000 jobs by 2020, says Mainstream Finance company targets €600m investment in wind and solar The project, which emulates a similar collaboration agreement between the UK and China and builds on a partnership earlier this year between RenewableUK and the Korean Wind Energy Industry Association (KWEIA), will a...

Full article: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2183790/uk-south-kor...

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