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Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER)

Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER)

25Member Research Institutes
한국에너지기술연구원 로고
R&D and results dissemination in the energy technology field
소관연구기관 소개 : 기관장, 설립일자, 소재지, 대표전화, 홈페이지
Chairman Lee, Kiwoo
Establishment Date 1977.08.16
Location KIER, 152, Gajeong-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon
Contact 042-860-3114
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Key Functions
To research and develop energy efficiency improvement
To research and develop new and renewable energy
To research and develop CO2 processing and utilization
To research and develop clean use of fossil energy
To research and develop energy-related integration and convergence
To diffuse of energy technologies and development of SMEs
To provide support for energy technology policy making
Recent Achievements
Development of CO2 recovery absorbent and process technology (KIERSOL)
Achieved 90% of CO2 recovery rate, and saved more than 20% of renewable energy compared to KS-1 process
Development of technology of upgrading low-grade coals to high-quality
20% reduction in oil consumption for the stabilization of coal and the 10% or more cost reduction compared
to the existing technology
Development of non-vacuum Roll to Roll process-based CIGS thin film modules
Technology corresponding to the demand of moving power by ultra-low-cost, high efficiency, high durability
flexible think-film solar cell modules
Development of ESS market leading high-voltage / high-efficiency redox flow battery stack
Achieved 500W stack energy efficiency of 84% (the highest level in the world: 82%)