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World’s 1st Hydrogen Charging Station at a Parliament Building Opens

World’s 1st Hydrogen Charging Station at a Parliament Building Opens

SEOUL, Sept. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — The world’s first hydrogen charging station at a parliament building opened at the National Assembly in Seoul on Tuesday. The achievement is seen as a new era for the hydrogen economy in South Korea as the country’s political center now accommodates a commercial hydrogen charging station. The two hydrogen [...]

Gov’t to Invest 9.5 bln Won in Developing Hydrogen Station That Use Biogas

Gov’t to Invest 9.5 bln Won in Developing Hydrogen Station That Use Biogas

SEOUL, Mar. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s industry ministry said Thursday it will invest 9.5 billion won (US$8.4 million) over the next three years to establish hydrogen charging stations that use biogas. The Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy said the project comes in line with the government’s vision of building a society that [...]

Hyundai Motor Given Green Light to Set Up Hydrogen Charging Station in Parliament

Hyundai Motor Given Green Light to Set Up Hydrogen Charging Station in Parliament

SEOUL, Feb. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea on Monday said it will allow Hyundai Motor Co. to set up a hydrogen charging station in parliament for fuel cell electric vehicles in a symbolic gesture that underscores Seoul’s commitment to boosting the hydrogen economy. Hyundai Motor, the world’s first mass-producer of hydrogen fuel cell electric [...]

Hyundai and SK Networks Cooperate to Establish High-speed Electric Car Charging Station

Hyundai and SK Networks Cooperate to Establish High-speed Electric Car Charging Station

SEOUL, Nov. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co. and SK Networks Co. have joined hands to create new infrastructure for the establishment of an electric car charging station. Hyundai revealed yesterday that it had signed an MOU with SK Networks that would make this possible. According to the MOU, Hyundai will develop high-speed electric [...]

KEPCO to Launch Some 1,500 EV Charging Stations Across the Country

KEPCO to Launch Some 1,500 EV Charging Stations Across the Country

SEOUL, June 27 (Korea Bizwire) — State-run electricity provider Korea Electric Power Corp. said Tuesday that it will run some 1,500 charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs) across the country starting on July 3. The 1,560 charging stations will be available at KEPCO’s operations center, public parking lots and some apartment complexes, it added. The [...]

Jeju Aims to be World’s First EV-only Island by 2030

Jeju Aims to be World’s First EV-only Island by 2030

JEJU, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Jeju has set a concrete roadmap to be world’s first electric vehicle (EV)-only island by 2030 with the announcement of a long-term comprehensive plan. The island off the southern tip of the Korean peninsula is seeking to become carbon-free by 2030, and to achieve this vision, it will replace all of [...]

Seoul in Full Support of Wider Use of Electric Vehicles

Seoul in Full Support of Wider Use of Electric Vehicles

SEOUL, Korea, May 2, 2014 (Korea Bizwire) – Seoul City Government has got down to encouraging the wider usage of eco-friendly electric cars, also known as EV, among Seoulites by expanding charging stations and increasing the public awareness of the EV benefits.  Currently, EVs are mostly serving public purposes at places like public agencies, car [...]