South Korea-based leading information and communications technology (ICT) provider KEPCO Knowledge Data Network (KEPCO KDN) has opened its first branch in Abu Dhabi in order to enhance knowledge exchange and new business development between Korea and the UAE.
Since its inception in 1992, KEPCO KDN has been contributing to the development of the energy sector via ICT solutions expertise and advancement. Further, it is a leader in the Korean clean energy industry.
“Today marks an important day for us as we inaugurate our first branch in the UAE. KEPCO KDN has consolidated its position as a leader in its field and will collaborate with local companies on ground-breaking projects such as the development of nuclear power plants ICT – a sector that lies at the heart of the electric power industry today. We are looking forward to technology exchange and new business development in the areas of nuclear power plant ICT and cyber security as we initiate leading-edge projects within the UAE.”
Since 1970, the UAE and Korea have collaborated in the domains of business, culture, and technology. When the Emirates chose nuclear power technology to fuel economic growth and invest in clean energy in 2009, it opened up a new window of opportunity for cooperation between the two rapidly rising countries. KEPCO KDN is now extending its nuclear power plant ICT development and cyber security experience to the UAE.
Furthermore, KEPCO KDN is at the forefront and developing numerous innovative AICBM technologies like AI, IoT, Cloud, and Big Data. In addition, the company is a pioneer in the field of future energy and invests heavily in cutting-edge new technology. “This includes AMI diffusion, electric car charging stations, energy big data service, E-prosumer, microgrid, energy storage devices, among several others,” as per the company.