In its role as the exclusive review organization for new electric power technologies, Korea Electric Association is fully engaged in today. Korea Electric Association In December, 1997, by the government under the Electric Power Technology Control Act, was designated as the new electric power technology management organization, and on the new electric power technologies have executing review affairs.
For the first time in Korea, the new technology could be defined as the technology introduced from overseas and upgraded in Korea or electric power technology developed. The Association organizes the review procedure when the one who think to hold such a technology makes an application of designating it as the economical and new technology. The technology successfully passed the review process and is publicly announced and designated as the new electric power technology by the Ministry of Knowledge Economy.