If the Present outdates the Past

”By the time you read these words, it is possible that the situation in North Korea has totally changed and my words are no longer relevant” – these are my thoughts as I start writing our North Korea newsletter. It takes several days to get from the actual writing to the mailing, as the letter... Continue Reading →

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Thawing

While the volcano Mount Baekdusan is still buried in snow and the ice on its crater lake is meter deep, the icicles further south have started dripping. It’s thawing and spring is coming! At the moment it seems that this can also be said of political relations. The angular hills on the photo below are... Continue Reading →

Workshop “Stirling”

Last March we were in Pyongyang, once again with a co-worker of GAiN Germany and held a workshop on the topic Sterling. The Stirling engine is a heated gas engine. Our goal is to give the rural population access to some electricity so that people will be able to have some light in the evenings and maybe listen... Continue Reading →

High-performace Aerogenerators produced

We discovered an article published by Pak Un Jong in the North Korean publication «Korea Today» on a factory that is successfully producing small aerogenerators: HIGH-PERFORMANCE AEROGENERATORS PRODUCED IN LARGE NUMBERS Korea is accelerating their work to increase the power production using wind force, tidal power, organic substances, and solar energy and make the most... Continue Reading →

Tour d’horizon in Korea

Only for a few days but nonetheless: I could once again visit our project partners in Pyongyang. Stirling Mr. Yang explains the progress of the project: The technical books “Stirlingengines” and “Stirlingmachines” have been translated, a copy of the “ST05 Viebach” has been manufactured and they are working on their in-house development of the Beta-Stirling... Continue Reading →

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