Purpose & History

Purpose

The KSGI aims to promote the establishment and utilization of smart grids, foster related industries,
proactively address climate change, and build a foundation for a low-carbon, green growth-oriented future industry,
all while contributing to the innovation of the energy utilization environment and the development of the national economy.

History

2023
  • 04

    “Announcement of the Smart Grid Industry Business Survey Index (Q1)”

  • 03

    Reappointment of the Co-Secretariat of the International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN) (~2025)

  • 02

    Support for the Establishment & Announcement of the 3rd Basic Plan for Smart Grid

2022
  • Hosting of the Global SG Policy Trend & Market Entry Strategy Seminar

    12
  • Signing of a MOU between the Korea Smart Grid Institute(KSGI)-Korea Energy Convergence Association(KOECA) for achieving RE100 based on Renewable Energy Microgrids

  • “Signing of an Investment Agreement for the Development of Energy Valley Smart Grid Industry ”
    (KSGI-KEPCO-Gwangju Metropolitan City-Jeollanamdo-Naju City)

    11
  • Reappointment of the Co-Secretariat of the International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN)

    10
  • Signing of a MOU between the Korea Smart Grid Institute(KSGI)-Jeollanamdo-Naju City

    09
  • Establishment of the Gwangju Regional HQ of the Korea Smart Grid Institute in Jeollanam-do

    08
  • Inauguration of the 5tqorrh Chairman (Jongyoung YI) of the KSGI

    02
2021
  • 08

    Support for the Establishment and Announcement of the 2021 Smart Grid Implementation Plan

  • 07

    Hosting of the Forum on Global Smart Grid Policy and Industry Trends

  • 03

    Reappointment of the Co-Secretariat of the International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN)

  • 01

    KSGI Deregistered as Other Public Agencies

2020
  • Start of Residential Smart Power Platform for Project (Green New Deal)

    09
2019
  • 12

    KSGI, Opening of the Smart Grid Bigdata Center

  • 11

    Hosting of Asia Smart Grid Policy & Technology Knowledge Exchange Seminar in Connection with BIXPO 2019

  • 08

    Support for the Establishment and Announcement of the 2019 Smart Grid Implementation Plan

  • 03

    Reappointment of the Co-Secretariat of the International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN)

  • Signing of a MOU between the Institute-Korea Data Agency

  • for the Establishment and Utilization of Smart Grid Bigdata

2018
  • Support for the Establishment and Announcement of the 2018 Smart Grid Implementation Plan

    08
  • Support for the Establishment and Announcement of the 2nd Basic Plan for Smart Grid

2017
  • 03

    Reappointment of the Co-Secretariat of the International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN)

2016
  • Support for the Establishment and Announcement of the 2016 Smart Grid Implementation Plan

    08
  • Inauguration of the 4th Chairman (Ki-hun Paek) of the KSGI

    03
2015
  • 12

    Hosting of the Smart Grid Expansion Project Agreement Ceremony

  • 10

    Hosting of the 6th Korea Smart Grid Week

  • 09

    Reappointment of the Co-Secretariat of the International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN)

  • 05

    Announcement of the Smart Grid Expansion Project Preliminary Feasibility Test Result

  • 01

    KSGI Designated as Other Public Agencies

2014
  • Hosting of the 5th Korea Smart Grid Week

    10
  • Support for the Establishment and Announcement of the 2014 Smart Grid Implementation Plan

    09
  • Signing of a MOU with Algeria SDA and CREDEG for Technology Cooperation

    03
  • Inauguration of the 3rd Chairman (Soon Sik Shin) of the KSGI

  • Signing of a MOU between the Institute and ETH Zurich

    01
2013
  • 10

    Hosting of the 4th Korea Smart Grid Week

2012
  • Enactment of the Guidelines for Protection of Smart Grid Information (MOTIE notice)

    06
  • Support for the Establishment and Announcement of the 2012 Smart Grid Implementation Plan

  • Support for the Establishment and Announcement of 1st Basic Plan for Smart Grid

  • Inauguration of the 2nd Chairman (Chun-Jin Park) of the KSGI

    03
  • KSGI Designated as the Smart Grid Industry Promotion Support Agency

    01
2011
  • 11

    Enforcement of the Act, Enforcement Decree, and Enforcement Regulations of the Smart Grid Construction and Utilization Promotion

  • Hosting of the 2nd Korea Smart Grid Week

  • 08

    Public Hearing for the Enactment of the Act, Enforcement Decree,

  • and Enforcement Regulations of the Smart Grid Construction and Utilization Promotion (tentative)

  • 07

    Signing of a MOU with Oak Park City (US) for Technology Cooperation

  • 06

    Reappointment of the Co-Secretariat of the International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN)

  • 04

    Launch of the International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN)

2010
  • Hosting of the 1st Korea Smart Grid Week

    11
  • Opening of the Smart Grid Promotion Center in Jeju Island

  • Public Hearing for the Enactment of the Smart Grid Construction and Utilization Promotion Act (tentative)

    05
  • Establishment and Announcement of the Smart Grid National Roadmap

    01
2009
  • 12

    Smart Grid Demonstration Complex Agreement Ceremony

  • 2nd Public Hearing for the Smart Grid National Roadmap

  • 11

    Signing of a MOU with CRIEPI (Japan) for Technology Cooperation

  • 1st Public Hearing for the Smart Grid National Roadmap

  • 10

    Hosting of the Smart Grid Conference 2009

  • 08

    Groundbreaking Ceremony of Jeju Demonstration Complex

  • Launch of Korea Smart Grid Institute Under the Ministry of Knowledge Economy

  • Inauguration of the 1st Chairman (Jae- Seob KIM) of the KSGI

2008
  • Hosting of the Green Power IT Grand Seminar

    12
  • Implementation of Medium-to-Large Strategic Project Package Evaluation (Level Evaluation 8, Mid-term Evaluation 2)

    11
  • Planning and Agreement for 1 Additional Medium-to-Large Strategic Task, Level 2 Agreement

  • Formation of the Medium-to-Large Strategic Task Planning Committee and Preparation of Planning Reports

    10
  • Composition and Operation of the Power IT Working Group, Establishment of the Level 2 Comprehensive Measure

    06~08
  • Hosting of the Power IT Conference 2008

    05
2007
  • 09~10

    Mid-term Evaluation for the 2nd year of the 9 Major Tasks

  • 09

    Planning and Agreement for 1 Additional R&D Task

  • 05

    Signing of the Succession Agreement between the Ministry of Trade and Energy and Power IT Institute Comprehensive Management Agency

  • Designated as Power IT Institute “Comprehensive Management Agency”

  • 04

    Hosting of the Power IT Conference 2007

  • 03

    Launch of the Power IT Institute under the Ministry of Trade and Energy

  • 01

    Enactment of the Guidelines for Power IT Business Management

2006
  • Launch of the Power IT Talent Training Program (Hosted by Korea Electrical Engineering & Science Research Institute)

    12
  • Mid-term Evaluation for the 1st year of the 9 Major Tasks

    09~10
  • Hosting of the Power IT Conference 2006

    02
  • Hosting of the 3rd Power IT Promotion Committee

  • - Announcement of the project progress and future plans

2005
  • 12

    Planning and Agreement for 3 Additional R&D Tasks

  • 09~11

    Public Recruitment (Sep to Nov 2005) and Appointment of Power IT Expert Committee Members

  • 07

    Hosting of the 2nd Power IT Promotion Committee

  • - Announcement of the Power IT Key R&D Planning Tasks (6 Tasks), etc.

  • 03~05

    Research Planning Meeting for 8 Power IT Planning Subgroups: Mar to May 2005

  • - 5-6 times per subgroup, total 40 times of meetings for task planning

  • - Drafting of research planning reports per task and task suggestion requests

  • 04

    Proposal and Presentation of the “Power IT Promotion Tasks and Plans” Agenda at the 6th Science and Technology Ministerial Meeting

  • 03

    Composition of the Power IT Planning Team to Plan Key R&D Tasks

  • - Composed of 9 subgroups (administrative subgroup, 8 subgroups per task) and 113 members