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KDHC Looks to Reduce Emissions, Including Fine Dust & Other Air Pollutants

Global News Network Summary District heating proved to consume 23.5 percent less energy than individual heating and emit 49.2 percent less air pollutants. Korea District Heating Corp. (KDHC) is contributing to the development of the national economy by expanding district heating and...

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Seoul to slash LNG import fee, making its taxes cheaper than coal

Pulse Summary The South Korean government will sharply ease fees for importing liquefied natural gas (LNG) in addition to the sales tax cut, making its taxes cheaper than coal to spur the migration to cleaner fuel in an effort to fight the worsening air pollution. The Ministry of Trade...

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South Korea to cut LNG taxes by 74% in April, raise thermal coal tax by 27%

Abache Abreu and Charles Lee, S&P Global Platts Summary Seoul — South Korea has decided to lower taxes on LNG by as much as 74%, while raising taxes on thermal coal by 27%, from April this year as part of efforts to reduce the country's heavy reliance on coal in power generation,...

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How these 'ecocities' make environmental living a reality

Isabella O'Malley, The Weather Network Summary Geothermal-heated sidewalks and efficient public transit powered by bioenergy might sound too good to be true, but for some ecocities this is just a normal part of commuting to work. As developing regions accumulate wealth and develop into...

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Combined Cycle Power a Bridge to Shift Energy Paradigm to New & Renewables

News World Korea District Heating Corp. (KDHC) President Kim Kyung-won (Photo: KDHC) Summary Korea District Heating Corp. (KDHC) President Kim Kyung-won said, “Eco-friendly combined cycle power plants need to serve as a ‘bridge’ along the road of an energy paradigm shift...

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Seoul-ar City: South Korean capital investing US$1.5bn for 1GW of PV

Amanda Lennon, PVTech Rooftop solar in Xiamen. Summary South Korean capital Seoul plans to invest US$1.55 billion in a solar plan which aims to install 1GW of PV generation capacity by 2022, according to local sources. “Solar City Seoul” will involve the undertaking of seven...

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SC Engineering signs $34 mn power plant deal in Thailand

Lee Young-wook and Lee Ha-yeon, Pulse by Maeil Business News Korea Summary South Korea’s industrial plant constructor SC Engineering Corp. has clinched a 36.9 billion won ($33.6 million) worth deal to supply equipment to a power plant in Thailand with Doosan Heavy Industries &...

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KDHC Spearheads New, Renewable Energy Development

News World A view of the KDHC pavilion during the Korea Energy Show 2017 that took place at the KINTEX from Sept. 19 to 22. Summary The Korea District Heating Corp. (KDHC) is considered to be synonymous with the Korean community energy industry. The predecessor of the...

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A case study of cogeneration system deployment and the assessment about the optimal capacity design of it for the apartment complex

Summary The real operating conditions of cogeneration systems for an apartment complex are investigated and the successful factors or the causes of failure in real application are analyzed in terms of energy loads, system capacity and the maintenance conditions etc. The simulation for the...

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Performance Analysis on CHP Plant Using Back Pressure Turbine According to Return Termperature Variant

Summary Results are shared in this discussion from a performance analysis of CHPs. Speaker Jong Jun Lee, Korea District Heating Association #2016 #AnnualConference #SouthKorea #AsiaPacific #ConferenceProceeding #KoreaDistrictHeatingCorporation #CHP #Data