Trade ministry to cut coal energy, use more eco-friendly energy to reduce fine dust - Lake Harding Association

Trade ministry to cut coal energy, use more eco-friendly energy to reduce fine dust

Trade ministry to cut coal energy, use more eco-friendly energy to reduce fine dust

By Micah Moen 0 Comment August 14, 2019


so to tackle this heavy fine dust
problem the energy ministry plans to cut Coal Fired power plants and used more
environmentally friendly sources of energy but with such blasts a price of
coal energy is expected to rise our yoon jung min has details the Ministry of
Trade industry and energy plans to reduce the use of coal and increase
renewable energy to tackle the severe find as pollution in the country the
government’s long-term energy supply plan will run from this year until 2033
according to the ministry energy from coal fire power plants which is
considered a major cause of air pollution will be cut from forty five
point four percent to thirty six point one percent of the country’s total
energy supply by 2030 liquefied natural gas and renewable energy are likely to
replace it as the government plans to increase their proportions to nearly 20
percent meanwhile nuclear energy will be reduced following the government’s
policy to move away from nuclear power the ministry plans to raise the costs of
coal based energy by including emissions trading and environmental costs which
have been excluded from its price to reduce the use of coal currently power
is supplied based on fuel costs to seek economic efficiency the least expensive
sources of energy such as nuclear and coal power were preferred but the new
plan will reduce the price gap between coal and LNG and allow more
environmentally-friendly energy to be generated the energy shift however is
expected to race overall electric city charges the ministry plans to close coal
fire power plants that have been operating for longer than 30 years and
replaced some of them with eco-friendly fuels such as LNG or wood pellet
jung-min arirang news

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