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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 [...]

Hyundai, Cummins to Collaborate on Hydrogen Commercial Cars

Hyundai, Cummins to Collaborate on Hydrogen Commercial Cars

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – Hyundai Motor Co. said Friday it will partner with American engine-maker Cummins Inc. to supply hydrogen fuel-cell powertrains to U.S. commercial vehicle companies. The two recently signed an initial pact in California to jointly develop and commercialize electric and fuel-cell powertrains combining Hyundai’s fuel-cell systems and Cummins’ electric powertrain, [...]

Hyundai’s Hydrogen JV with Swiss Firm Sets Sail

Hyundai’s Hydrogen JV with Swiss Firm Sets Sail

SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea’s biggest carmaker, said Thursday that its joint venture (JV) with Swiss hydrogen company H2 Energy AG has been officially launched as it looks to expand its presence in Europe’s environment-friendly commercial car market. A ribbon-cutting ceremony for Hyundai Hydrogen Mobility (HMM) was held in [...]

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 [...]

S. Korea Develops Nanoleaf Catalyst to Generate Hydrogen Energy

S. Korea Develops Nanoleaf Catalyst to Generate Hydrogen Energy

POHANG, Aug. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — A nanoleaf catalyst that follows the principle of photosynthesis to create hydrogen energy has been developed by a South Korean research team. Researchers at Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) imitated the mechanism of a monocotyledon to create a biomimetic nanoleaf electrocatalyst that accelerates the generation of oxygen [...]

Ulsan to Build Pipeline Between Hydrogen Supplier and Filling Stations

Ulsan to Build Pipeline Between Hydrogen Supplier and Filling Stations

ULSAN, Aug. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — The city of Ulsan plans to build South Korea’s first pipeline system to supply hydrogen. The city signed an agreement with six agencies and businesses including the Korea Gas Safety Corp. (KGS) on Tuesday to build pipelines between hydrogen filling stations and hydrogen supplier Deokyang Co., and establish a [...]

Researchers Develop New Technology to Produce Cheaper Hydrogen

Researchers Develop New Technology to Produce Cheaper Hydrogen

SEOUL, Jul. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean research team has developed a new technology that can significantly reduce the cost of catalysts required to produce hydrogen, an eco-friendly source of energy, by electrolyzing water. The Korea Institute of Materials Science (KIMS) research team announced on Tuesday that it has developed a more affordable [...]

Hyundai Delivers Nexo Hydrogen Cars to Malaysia Energy Firm

Hyundai Delivers Nexo Hydrogen Cars to Malaysia Energy Firm

SEOUL, May 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co. said Tuesday it has delivered two Nexo hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicles to a Malaysian energy company as part of its hydrogen auto expansion strategy. Sarawak Energy Berhad, Malaysia’s state-run electricity supplier, is pushing for a project to build hydrogen output facilities and charging stations. The two [...]