DNV mentioned on Thursday it has secured a undertaking to assist KEPCO (Korea Electrical Energy Company) Analysis Institute develop a long-term offshore energy grid plan.
The Norway-based assurance supplier is performing as technical advisor within the undertaking, which is anticipated to be accomplished by the center of 2025. It would develop a conceptual design and routing plan for the mixing of large-scale offshore wind to the grid.
In 2021, South Korea’s authorities unveiled plans for an 8.2-GW offshore wind advanced anticipated to require an funding of KRW 48.5 trillion (USD 37bn/EUR 34.9bn) and to be accomplished in 2030. Work on its grid integration must be undertaken concurrently, DNV mentioned.
It would help KEPCO in its ambition to ship energy from offshore wind within the southwestern coast of the nation to demand centres within the capital of Seoul.
Yang Byeong Mo, DNV’s undertaking supervisor, remarked that it had taken a yr of debate with KEPCO to outline and safe the work on the KEPCO HVDC Analysis undertaking.
(KRW 1 = USD 0.001/EUR 0.001)
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