Energy Transition

Seoul is putting solar panels on all public buildings and 1 million homes

A view shows a solar power plant of South Korea's SP Energy corporation in Mungyong, about 220 km (137 miles) southeast of Seoul, May 2, 2007. The U.N. climate panel, grouping more than 2,500 scientists, will issue a report in Bangkok on May 4 outlining ways governments can tackle climate change and how much it might cost. Scientists and representatives from more than 100 countries are meeting in the Thai capital to review and approve the draft, the third of four this year by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Picture taken May 2, 2007. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won (SOUTH KOREA) - GM1DVEGZVFAA

The country aims to generate 35% of its electricity from renewables by 2040. Image: REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won

Douglas Broom
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