This virtual image shows one of its exhibition zones titled “SK, Around Every Corner” that will be set up at the Consumer Electronics Show 2023, which will be held in Las Vegas from January 5-8. (SK Group)
South Korea’s SK Group announced Sunday that it will unveil more than 40 cutting-edge low-carbon technologies at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas early next month, underscoring its push for a green energy transition.
Eight SK affiliates, including SK Inc. and SK Innovation Co., and 10 US-based partner companies will participate in a major international electronics exhibition scheduled for Jan. 5-8, “Working Together” . “The energy-to-telecommunications conglomerate said in a statement.
Technologies and products to be showcased include electric vehicle batteries, hydrogen, high-efficiency chips and waste energy, as well as carbon capture, utilization and storage, small modular reactors, urban air mobility and healthcare, SK said. .
The exhibition site of SK will operate in two zones. The “Future Signs” section will display a media art image of the bleak future humanity will face if timely action is not taken against climate change.
The second section, titled “SK, at every corner,” will showcase a future city equipped with SK’s low-carbon technologies and solutions or those offered by partner companies.
“SK is developing various environmentally friendly technologies and solutions as we see new momentum for net zero growth in the era of energy transition,” an SK official said. “We are going to show at a glance the present and the future of related technologies.”
SK said it will also showcase a virtual living space where these carbon-reduction technologies have become commonplace.
SK Group, the second largest conglomerate in South Korea, is actively involved in the green energy transition, focusing on secondary batteries, bio and chips.
SK Group Chairman Chae Tae-won has pledged to lead the business venture to reduce carbon emissions by 200 million tons by 2030, equivalent to 1 percent of the global carbon emission reduction target set by the International Energy Agency (Yonhap).