Trends of research and dissemination for PV systems in Korea

Song Jinsoo, Donghwan Kim

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Abstract

Korea strategically selected PV as one of the major renewable energy technologies and thus rapidly expanded PV program both for R&D and dissemination since 2004. The Korean Government established Korean Photovoltaic Development Organization in 2004 and commissioned it with planning and managing R&D program. The R&D program focuses on manufacturing technologies necessary for reducing the system cost and improving the reliability. Dissemination continued to grow with a strong feed-in tariff program, public building obligatory installation program, and renewable portfolio agreement programs as well as the existing subsidy programs. It is tentatively decided that about 6 MW of PV was installed in 2005, a 140% increase from 2.5 MW in 2004.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference Record of the 2006 IEEE 4th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, WCPEC-4
Pages2268-2271
Number of pages4
Volume2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Dec 1
Event2006 IEEE 4th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, WCPEC-4 - Waikoloa, HI, United States
Duration: 2006 May 72006 May 12

Other

Other2006 IEEE 4th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, WCPEC-4
CountryUnited States
CityWaikoloa, HI
Period06/5/706/5/12

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Materials Chemistry

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    Jinsoo, S., & Kim, D. (2007). Trends of research and dissemination for PV systems in Korea. In Conference Record of the 2006 IEEE 4th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, WCPEC-4 (Vol. 2, pp. 2268-2271). [4060129] https://doi.org/10.1109/WCPEC.2006.279625