Korean Electricity Scores High in Global Comparison

      November 28, 2012 12:05

      Korea and France tied for the quality of electricity, availability and access out of 146 countries surveyed in a report on energy competitiveness by consultancy firm KPMG and the Institut Choiseul in France, Le Figaro reported Monday.

      These countries were evaluated on categories like power quality, the quality of the energy mix, and compatibility with the environment.

      Korea topped the list in the power quality category with France at 80 points, followed Belgium and Finland with 77. A KEPCO spokesman said, "We got the highest marks in maintenance of frequency and voltage." 

      In overall energy competitiveness, Norway came first with 75 points. Canada, Iceland and Denmark followed. Korea was tied in 21st place with Belgium and Paraguay. Japan came 25th and China 50th.

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