How a Czech company helps set up hydropower plants in North Korea
Topic Energo's Miroslav Blazek discusses the unique challenge of bringing the DPRK's power grid up to scratch
Topic Energo is a company which works with North Korea on a variety of in-country hydropower projects which are approved by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
The hydroelectricity power plants are part of the UNFCCC’s suite of Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects, green enterprises which once operational generate Certified Emission Reduction units (CERs).
Once a project is up and running, the UNFCCC can issue the CERs which in turn can be traded in carbon markets and exchanges.
While North Korea has always struggled to provide power for its
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