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Hydrogen-powered Town Coming to Samcheok by 2023

Hydrogen-powered Town Coming to Samcheok by 2023

DAEJEON, June 26 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korea Institute of Energy Research has begun an empirical study on the establishment of a hydrogen and clean energy-based residential complex in the municipality of Samcheok, Gangwon Province. The institute will invest 16.6 billion won (US$13.8 million) to build necessary infrastructure for a hydrogen-powered residential area in Samcheok, [...]

Hyundai Rotem Looks to Hydrogen Equipment for New Growth

Hyundai Rotem Looks to Hydrogen Equipment for New Growth

SEOUL, June 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Rotem Co., a South Korean railway system and plant equipment maker, said Wednesday it will venture into the hydrogen infrastructure market to secure a new growth driver. Hyundai Rotem plans to supply hydrogen-charging facilities after completing the technology transfer of hydrogen reformers, equipment that extracts hydrogen from natural [...]

S. Korea to Test Hydrogen Commercial Vehicles

S. Korea to Test Hydrogen Commercial Vehicles

SEJONG/SEOUL, May 14 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea said Thursday it will carry out a test run of hydrogen fuel-cell electric commercial vehicles as it moves to promote the resource as one of the main energy sources for Asia’s fourth-biggest economy. The government has signed two separate memoranda of understanding with Hyundai Motor Co. and [...]

Hyundai Motor Unveils BTS Video to Promote Sustainability on Earth Day

Hyundai Motor Unveils BTS Video to Promote Sustainability on Earth Day

SEOUL, April 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea’s biggest carmaker by sales, unveiled a special campaign video starring K-pop boy band BTS encouraging the global use of hydrogen on Wednesday, to celebrate Earth Day. The video talks about the ‘precious language of mother nature’ to emphasize the importance of sustainability when leaving [...]

S. Korea Developing Localized Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology

S. Korea Developing Localized Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology

SEOUL, April 8 (Korea Bizwire) — A local power company has embarked on a project to set up power facilities for hydrogen fuel cells using domestic technology. South Korea’s state-run utility Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO) announced Tuesday that it has extended the hydrogen pipelines installed in the Ulsan Industrial Complex and connected them with [...]