South Korea, US to reinforce clean energy partnership
The cooperation prioritises policies and planning, and technologies, amongst others.
South Korea and the United States committed to enhancing their bilateral cooperation on clean energy, climate and energy security with a focus on policies and planning, technologies and research, and commercialization and deployment.
In a statement, South Korea’s Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy said Minister Lee Chang-Yang met with US Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm for a Ministerial Energy Policy Dialogue on the countries’ energy cooperation.
“The two affirmed the need to promote clean energy partnerships through people-to-people exchanges, investments, and (research and development) cooperation between experts,” the statement read.
The two countries also reaffirmed their commitment to engage in global civil nuclear cooperation and recognised the role of the private industry to drive innovation and deployment of technology as well as promoting joint demonstration projects, amongst others