Korea Institute of Energy Research

The Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER) is a leading research institute with a focus on energy technology R&D under the Korean Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning. The KIER’s R&D areas cover almost every form of energy technology except unclear power from renewables, energy efficiency and materials to CO2 reduction technology such as Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) and clean fossil fuel technology.

Solar panel research at the KIER, Korea

The KIER was established in 1977. For the past 36 years, it has been growing steadily and with the green growth vision of the Korean government, it has recently show rapid development as well as some remarkable results such as the highest records and technology transfers to companies. Currently it has been in forefront of energy technology innovation that can create future jobs and growth, greatly contributing to the energy security of the country.

Wind power research at Jeju Global Research Center, KIER’s research site in Jeju Island


Korea Institute of Energy Research
152 Gajeong-ro, Yuseong-gu,
Daejeon, 305-343
Republic of Korea

Phone: (+82) 42 860 3505
Fax: (+82) 42 860 3486
E-mail: sunmi@kier.re.kr
Web: www.kier.re.kr