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KIER 에너지기술로 미래의 행복사회를 열어갑니다.

Marine Energy Convergence and Integration

Marine Energy Convergence and Integration Research

To ensure core technology in the field of marine energy and environment and develop the commercialized technology

  • MVR Seawater Desalination
  • Salinity Gradient Power System

Major research fields

  • Marine energy convergence platform technology
  • Marine energy production technology : salinity gradient (reverse electrodialysis, pressure retarded osmosis (PRO), capmixing)
  • seawater desalination and water treatment technology
  • Useful resource recovery technology
  • Low energy consumption pre-treatment technology and process development
  • Marine energy and environmental core materials and components technology
  • Marine bio energy technology
  • Marine energy saving technology
  • Ocean thermal energy such as seawater heat source, etc.
  • Regional specialization energy technology

Major research results

  • Salinity gradient power system base on the world's first kW-class reverse electrodialysis
  • The world's best water treatment ion exchanger technology and facility for its mass production
  • Ensuring the low energy consumption pre-treatment original technology for treating simultaneously both organic matter in waste water and inorganic matter in seawater
  • Ensuring the low energy consumption carbon dioxide conversion original technology by using a salinity gradient-bio electrochemical hybrid technology
  • Electrochemical carbon-based electrode materials and electrode catalyst mass production technology
  • Hollow fiber membrane active layer coating/modulization technology for salinity gradient power based on the pressure retarded osmosis (PRO)
  • Marine microalga cultivation, carbohydrate extracting