KOMIPO Biz Direction With Energy Policy Shift

2018. 4. 5. 10:03

- 2nd KOMIPO Climate Environment Forum

The 2nd KOMIPO Climate Environment Forum is under way

KOMIPO President & CEO Park Hyung-Koo, center, and participants at the 2nd KOMIPO Climate Environment Forum, is taking a group photo.

On the heels of inaugural KOMIPO Climate Environment Forum on Dec. 18 in 2017, KOMIPO hosted second round of the forum March 27, exploring KOMIPO's responsible & responsive direction to energy shift at home & aboard.


Eight professionals including Park Jae-Muk, President of Daejeon Sejong Research Institute, took part in the forum consisting of paper presentation & panel discussion.


In his greeting remarks, KOMIPO President & CEO Park Hyung-Koo said, "KOMIPO will proactively respond to changing environment through implementation of New & Renewable Energy 3020 Plan, reduction of fugitive dust & greenhouse gas, fuel conversion, etc," pointing out that the current wave of energy shift to eco-friendliness is an unavoidable global energy trend.


In the first keynote session, Lee Sang-Jun, a researcher at Korea Energy Economy Research Institute, presented the first paper, in which he touched on the government policy direction such as basic energy policy initiative, electricity supply-demand plan, roadmap on greenhouse gas reduction, etc.


In the second keynote session, Prof. Jeon Chung-Hwan of Pusan National University presented a paper on the direction of coal-fired thermal power plant, taking references of foreign strategic industries case by case. He called for the introduction of high-efficiency and super-clean power plant, advancement of high-grade biomass combustion, K-COAL, etc.


In the third keynote presentation session, Lee Sang-Hun, director of Green Energy Strategy Research Institute said that the expanded new & renewable energy should be regarded as new opportunities, adding "In the field of electric power generation, quality improvement is more important than quantity expansion."


The three keynote presentations were followed by panel discussion sessions led by Park Jae-Muk, President of Daejeon Sejong Research Institute.


Kim Byeong-Bin, co-representative of Chungnam Environment Federation, emphasized the necessity of comprehensive diagnosis & measure against the massive energy-consuming behavior as well as proper steps to reduce heavy dependence on foreign resources, etc.


Cheong Nam-Sun, vice director of Environment Law Center said, "It is necessary to pursue safe energy supply, responding to people's better life demand, translating crisis into opportunity evolving new energy regimes ahead."


Meanwhile, Park Jae-Hum, an executive director of Samil PricewaterhouseCoopers, mentioned about the importance of energy's environment & social values, adding that more positive response is necessary against negative issues involving coal-fired thermal power generation.


Forum leader Park Jae-Muk concluded that energy shift should be made through rational assessment and decision making, based on responsible & responsive communication with people.


KOMIPO President & CEO Park Hyung-Koo said, "KOMIPO will continue to make efforts to supply & clean energy to the people, enlisting trust of people on its odyssey to join the rank of global-top energy enterprises."


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