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KOGAS to Spend 4.7 tln Won on Hydrogen-producing Facilities

KOGAS to Spend 4.7 tln Won on Hydrogen-producing Facilities

SEOUL, Apr. 28 (Korea Bizwire) – Korea Gas Corp. (KOGAS), a major gas supplier in the country, said Sunday that it plans to spend 4.7 trillion won (US$4.01 billion) on building hydrogen-producing facilities by 2030. Under the plan, KOGAS will construct 25 hydrogen-producing facilities and pipelines totaling 700 kilometers to transport the gas. By 2030, [...]

S. Korean Scientists Develop Efficient, Cheap Way to Make Hydrogen from Water

S. Korean Scientists Develop Efficient, Cheap Way to Make Hydrogen from Water

SEOUL, Apr. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean scientists on Tuesday said they have developed an efficient and affordable way to make hydrogen, opening new potential for the production of the clean energy resource. The researchers led by Hyeon Taeghwan, director of the Center for Nanoparticle Research at the Institute for Basic Science, and Seoul [...]

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 [...]

Gov’t Wants 2,000 Hydrogen Buses on S. Korean Roads by 2022

Gov’t Wants 2,000 Hydrogen Buses on S. Korean Roads by 2022

SEOUL, Mar. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea is aiming to have 2,000 hydrogen fuel-cell electric buses in the country by 2022 as it strives to raise the ratio of environment-friendly vehicles, the transport ministry said Thursday. This year, the government is initially targeting the replacement of 35 existing buses with fuel cell electric vehicles [...]

Government and Petrochemical Firms at Odds on the ‘Hydrogen Dream’ in S. Korea

Government and Petrochemical Firms at Odds on the ‘Hydrogen Dream’ in S. Korea

SEOUL, Mar. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — The ‘Roadmap for Stimulating the Hydrogen Economy’, announced by the South Korean government, is at the center of criticism for being unrealistic and based on false market analysis. By-product hydrogen, produced during petrochemical processing, is being seen as a new source of energy for eco-friendly vehicles. The volatile oil [...]

Hydrogen Coming to Green Belt LNG Stations

Hydrogen Coming to Green Belt LNG Stations

SEJONG, Nov. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Starting next month, hydrogen filling stations will be permitted for installation at existing green belt LNG stations. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport announced that an amendment bill lifting restrictions on hydrogen filling stations in green belt areas was approved on Tuesday, and scheduled to take effect next [...]

Local Governments Encourage Use of Hydrogen-powered Cars

Local Governments Encourage Use of Hydrogen-powered Cars

  CHANGWON, March 8 (Korea Bizwire) – The Changwon municipal government will launch a series of hydrogen car projects in a bid to promote the use of alternative fuel vehicles, starting with the opening of a hydrogen station tomorrow. Changwon is the latest city in South Korea to join the recent trend of encouraging the use of [...]