South Korea

Renewable energy in South KoreaSouth Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (ROK), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula. The capital is Seoul.

The state has 17 first-tier administrative divisions: 6 metropolitan cities, 1 special city, 1 special autonomous city, and 9 provinces, including one special autonomous province.

South Korea’s renewables market outlook

South Korea’s energy portfolio will move from 64% of coal and nuclear generation seen now to more than 71% of gas and renewables in 2050. Installed capacities will double with offshore wind accounting for 50% of generation. Around 70% of newly added installations will be renewable, including 93 GW of PV solar and 69 GW of wind.

Advanced transport in South Korea

Electric vehicles (EVs) in South Korea

In South Korea, EV sales will account for 52% of the aggregate car sales in 2040.

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