Korea National Water Industry Cluster

After the Korean War, South Korea had to redevelop its whole infrastructure. The country was heavily relying on foreign knowledge and the focus was on creating a strong export-oriented economy. This could only be carried out if there were domestic experts. Therefore, research and development became more and more important. In the past decade, the … Continue reading "Korea National Water Industry Cluster"

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K-Water Academy & Headquarters

On Wednesday 19 October, the day started early for a full program at K-Water, the Korean company that deals with all water resources related issues that South Korea encounters. We started the morning at K-Water Academy, located in Daejeon, where we got an introduction by Ms. So-ra Keum about the company and its facilities in … Continue reading "K-Water Academy & Headquarters"

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Sinincheon Combined Cycle Power Plant

Today everyone got up early to get on a 1.5 hour trip to the Sinincheon Power Plant in Incheon. This powerplant is operated by KOSPO, the Korean Southern Power Corporation. Before 2000, there was only one power supplier, owned by the government, KEPCO. After a reorganization to create more room for privatized companies on the … Continue reading "Sinincheon Combined Cycle Power Plant"

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