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Seoul Government Eyes Having 4,000 Fuel-cell Cars on its Roads by 2022

Seoul Government Eyes Having 4,000 Fuel-cell Cars on its Roads by 2022

SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul metropolitan government aims to have more than 4,000 hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles (FCVs) on its roads by 2022 as part of efforts to increase demand for environment-friendly cars, city officials said Thursday. To this end, the local government also plans to increase the number of hydrogen charging stations [...]

S. Korea to Install Hydrogen Charging Stations Without Delay

S. Korea to Install Hydrogen Charging Stations Without Delay

SEJONG, Oct. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s industry ministry said Tuesday it will install hydrogen charging stations throughout the country without any delay in line with its hydrogen policy vision that promotes the cleanest energy for automobiles. Under the plan, South Korea will finish installation of 310 charging stations for hydrogen fuel cell cars [...]

Seoul Wins C40 Cities Awards for Renewable Energy Project

Seoul Wins C40 Cities Awards for Renewable Energy Project

SEOUL, Oct. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul metropolitan government has won an international award for its renewable energy project as a measure to address climate change, city officials said Friday. The city’s effort to expand facilities for solar power generation, known as “Solar City Seoul,” was chosen as a category winner for Renewable Energy [...]

S. Korea to Build 3 Hydrogen-powered Cities by 2022

S. Korea to Build 3 Hydrogen-powered Cities by 2022

SEOUL, Oct. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will build three hydrogen-powered cities in extended efforts to promote hydrogen energy in Asia’s fourth-biggest economy, the transport ministry said Thursday. In a three-year project headed by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, the government plans to build pilot hydrogen-powered cities by 2022, the ministry said [...]

Hydrogen Stations Face Losses Without Gov’t Subsidies

Hydrogen Stations Face Losses Without Gov’t Subsidies

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – Government measures to provide subsidies to hydrogen fueling stations in South Korea are being called for as experts are pointing out the problem of hydrogen cars failing to meet supply goals. The Hydrogen Energy Network (HyNet), a special purpose corporation for hydrogen fueling stations, reported that the current 3,000 [...]

Researchers Develop Game-changing Technology for Petrochemical Industry

Researchers Develop Game-changing Technology for Petrochemical Industry

SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — A “Direct Conversion Technology of Non-oxidative Methane” owned only by the U.S. and China has been developed by Korean researchers. Analysts say it will change the landscape of the global petrochemical industry. A research team from the Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT) said on Tuesday that it [...]