ODE hosts delegates from KEPCO to discuss offshore wind development plans

5th July, 2022

ODE and KEPCO representatives

On Thursday 23rd June, ODE hosted delegates from the Korean Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) at its UK headquarters in Wimbledon, London. During the visit, ODE presented its technical consultancy capability to KEPCO, highlighting its involvement in recent offshore wind projects and its growth plans in Korea.

KEPCO, the largest electric utility in South Korea, is responsible for the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity in country while undertaking developments of electric power projects including those in wind power, nuclear power and natural resources. During the workshop, ODE’s representatives were able to learn more of KEPCO’s current and future project development plans in the offshore wind sector, whilst discussing and sharing some of ODE’s experience in the industry.

Thomas Tsantikos, Head of Technical Services & Consulting for Renewables, commented, “We are very honoured to have been visited by representatives from KEPCO and to understand first-hand KEPCO’s vital position in and ambitions for the Korean and global green energy market. We hope to build our relationship with KEPCO further as we both work to deliver renewable energy to achieve global net-zero objectives.”

Mr Wonchul Yun, General Manager at KEPCO, similarly commented, “We are pleased to have had this opportunity to meet with representatives from ODE to discuss our shared passion and ambitions for offshore wind and explore potential for collaboration in the future.”