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Latest Documents

, 2019

Democratic People's Republic of Korea First NDC (Updated submission), Nationally Determined Contribution from Korea, North in 2019

, 2016

Democratic People's Republic of Korea First NDC(Archived), Nationally Determined Contribution from Korea, North in 2016

, 2013

Democratic People's Republic of Korea. National Communication (NC). NC 2., National Communication from Korea, North in 2013

, 2013

The Renewable Energy Act encourages the development of the renewable energy sector and of the institutional framework to accompany such developments. "Regenerative energy" is defined here as renewable sources including solar, wind, geothermal, biomass and marine.  The Act encourages State's investments in the sector to reduce costs and improve efficiency, and cha...

, 2012

The present Law was adopted by Decree No. 2520 of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly in 2012, and Amended by Decree No. 3292 of the Assembly Standing Committee on July 24th, 2013. The Law consists of a series of measures aiming at preventing and controlling air pollution levels to protect human and environmental health.  The document specifies that th...

  • 8.0% (unconditional) to additional 32.25% (conditional) reduction in GHG emissions by 2030 compared to the BAU scenarioEconomy-wide: Economy Wide | Target year: 2030
  • To reduce power transmission and distribution losses to 6%Energy: Supply Side Efficiency: Grid/Energy Loss Reduction | Target year:
  • To build 2 000MW nuclear power stationEnergy: Energy: General | Target year:
  • To install a total of 1 000MW grid connected solar PV systemsEnergy: Renewable Energy: Solar | Target year:
  • To build a total of 500MW West Sea off �shore wind farms at the Korean West SeaEnergy: Renewable Energy: Wind | Target year: