Background and Purpose
◦ Existing carbon-intensive traditional energy use causes environmental problems such as climate change and fine dust. Therefore, the energy transition policy toward clean energy resources is getting attention to reduce carbon emission and pursue sustainable development.
◦ As safe energy and environment issues get more attention around the world, the Korean government announced The 9thMaster Plan for Electricity Supply and Demand(2020~2034), The 3rdEnergy Master Plan, The Korean New Deal, and Renewable Energy 3020 with a goal to raise energy supply of renewable energy by 2034 to 22.2%.
◦ The 5th Comprehensive National Territorial Planning (2020~2040) was announced to respond global changes in a systematic manner, Ulsan Metropolitan City has a plan of becoming a future energy hub to lead an energy transition by creating floating offshore wind farm and wind farm cluster for infrastructure.
◦ The project of firefly offshore wind farm aims to build a floating offshore wind farm, a power plant generating green energy with wind, in accordance with national energy policy, considering environment and safety.