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Policy & Regulation

South Korea pushed to increase renewables in power mix

South Korea's government has been called on to boost the share of renewables in the country's power mix.
By Staff reporter 7 November 2018 Asia Pacific / Policy & Regulation 0 33213

A South Korean advisory group has called for the government to increase the share of renewable energy in its power mix to 40% by 2040 to combat climate change and lower the coutnry’s dependence on imported fuels, according to Reuters.

South Korea’s power supply plan through 2030 calls for renewable energy to contribute 20% of the country’s electricity.

The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Economy is expected to release a long-term energy plan this year for the period from 2019-2040.