1985. GoldStar Electronics, Conducted solar cell polycrystalline R&D 1988. GoldStar Industrial Systems, Developed portable solar cell technology called ‘Solar Lantern’ 1989. GoldStar Central R&D Lab, Lucky Chem, Developed solar cell manufacturing technology 1989. GoldStar Industrial Systems, Developed electric power conversion technology 1989. GoldStar Industrial Systems, Established photovoltaic Power Plants (for 120 households in Jeonnam Province) 1989. GoldStar Industrial Systems, Developed an in-house solar system 1992. GoldStar Electronics, Applied for a patent to manufacture a heater and solar panel that would use naturally circulating solar heat to operate. 1995. LG Industrial Systems, Set up Photovoltaic traffic signs 1995. LG Industrial Systems, Established Photovoltaic Clock Towers (at 29 schools nationwide) 1998. LG Industrial Systems, Established 17 Photovoltaic Streetlights (at public parks in Incheon) 1999. LG Industrial Systems, Established Photovoltaic Power Generation System (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in Daejun, Electric Research Center at Korea Electric Power Corporation) 2005. LG Chem, Conducted Solar Cell Polycrystalline R&D 2007. LG Solar Energy, Operated 14MW Solar Farm 2008. Solar Cell Research Team in LG Chem, Integrated into LG Electronics
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