Proportion of renewable energy reaches a record high of 7 percent of total power generation in Q1

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In the first quarter this year, renewable
energy made up a record-high proportion of South Korea’s total power generation… at
seven-and-a-half percent. According to Korea Electric Power Corporation,
renewable was up 2 percentage points from a year before. The government’s been trying to get rid of
coal-fired power plants in favor of more eco-friendly sources. Coal accounted for almost 40 percent, a decline
of 5 percent from a year earlier. LNG was down too, by 3 percent, to 26 percent
of the total. The governent aims to get renewables up to
20 percent by 2030.

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