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Hanwha, Korea Zinc Ink Partnership on Green Energy, Minerals Development

Hanwha, Korea Zinc Ink Partnership on Green Energy, Minerals Development

SEOUL, Nov. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Hanwha Corp., the de facto holding company of South Korean defense-to-chemicals conglomerate Hanwha Group, said Wednesday it is joining hands with major non-ferrous metal smelter Korea Zinc Inc. for collaboration in areas including green energy and minerals development. Under the partnership, Hanwha will participate in various green energy projects [...]

SK Energy, Doosan Fuel Cell to Establish On-site Hybrid Energy Stations

SK Energy, Doosan Fuel Cell to Establish On-site Hybrid Energy Stations

SEOUL, Nov. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Energy Co., South Korea’s leading gas station operator, has teamed up with fuel cell maker Doosan Fuel Cell Co. to establish on-site hybrid energy stations that use fuel cells to generate hydrogen, electricity and heat simultaneously. The two parties jointly announced on Tuesday that they had formed a [...]

S. Korea Seeks to Create Massive Clean Hydrogen Ecosystem

S. Korea Seeks to Create Massive Clean Hydrogen Ecosystem

SEOUL, Nov. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea vowed Wednesday to significantly boost the use and production of clean hydrogen by extending support for securing advanced technologies and building infrastructures with a goal to achieve zero-emission goals and become the world’s No. 1 hydrogen industry powerhouse. The government announced the comprehensive roadmap during a hydrogen [...]

Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Invests US$30 mln in TerraPower

Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Invests US$30 mln in TerraPower

SEOUL, Nov. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE), a subholding company of shipbuilding, oil refining and machinery conglomerate HD Hyundai, has announced the signing of a US$30 million investment deal with TerraPower, a U.S. nuclear power venture founded by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates. The small modular reactor (SMR) technology owned by [...]

Gov’t Lowering Renewable Energy Supply Goals

Gov’t Lowering Renewable Energy Supply Goals

SEOUL, Nov. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — The government plans to readjust the renewable energy distribution goals and renewable portfolio standards (RPS) with the aim to make the policy more realistic. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy on Thursday announced plans to improve policies on renewable energy in response to the changing energy environment. First, [...]

Hyundai Opens Up S. Korea’s First Moving Hydrogen Charging Station

Hyundai Opens Up S. Korea’s First Moving Hydrogen Charging Station

SEOUL, Oct. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co. on Friday opened up South Korea’s first moving hydrogen charging station in Seoul’s Gwangjin District. The mobile station is set up on top of a 25-ton Xcient hydrogen fuel-cell electric truck. It comes with all of the core facilities of a hydrogen fueling station — a [...]

KOGAS Building Hydrogen-producing Convergence Charging Stations

KOGAS Building Hydrogen-producing Convergence Charging Stations

SEOUL, Oct. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s state-run gas company Korea Gas Corp. has announced plans to set up so-called convergence charging stations that can directly produce and supply hydrogen for vehicles. KOGAS said Wednesday it had established a joint venture called HyStation to build and operate liquefied natural gas (LNG)-based hydrogen charging stations [...]

Gov’t to Expand Use of Eco-friendly Biofuels to Reduce Oil Dependence

Gov’t to Expand Use of Eco-friendly Biofuels to Reduce Oil Dependence

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — The government plans to expand the use of eco-friendly biofuels to better cope with climate change as well as to reduce excessive reliance on petroleum-based fuels. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on Thursday that it will raise the mandatory biodiesel mixture ratio — the ratio at [...]