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World’s 1st Byproduct Hydrogen Fuel Cell Power Plant Built in S. Korea

World’s 1st Byproduct Hydrogen Fuel Cell Power Plant Built in S. Korea

SEOUL, July 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Hanwha Energy Corp., an energy solutions affiliate of Hanwha Group, said Tuesday it has completed the construction of a hydrogen fuel cell power plant, the first of its kind and the largest in the world to be powered solely by hydrogen that is extracted as a byproduct from petrochemical [...]

S. Korea to Export Hydrogen Fuel Cells to Europe and U.S.

S. Korea to Export Hydrogen Fuel Cells to Europe and U.S.

SEOUL, April 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s hydrogen fuel cell system technology, the so-called the ‘heart’ of hydrogen cars, is entering the American and European markets. This is the first time for South Korea to export the technology. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy approved Hyundai Motor Co.’s technology export of a hydrogen [...]

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 [...]

S. Korea to Run 8 Highway Hydrogen Charging Stations by June

S. Korea to Run 8 Highway Hydrogen Charging Stations by June

SEOUL, Apr. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will operate eight highway charging stations for hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles by June, Hyundai Motor said Friday. Hyundai and the Korea Expressway Corp. will each operate four stations, the carmaker said in a statement. On Friday, Hyundai began operating the hydrogen charging stations in Anseong and [...]

Hyundai Mobis Showcases Hydrogen Fuel-based Power Generator

Hyundai Mobis Showcases Hydrogen Fuel-based Power Generator

SEOUL, Feb. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Mobis Co., South Korea’s top auto parts maker, said Wednesday that it has begun operations of a hydrogen fuel cell-based power generator. The generator employed at the company’s Chungju factory, 147 kilometers southeast of Seoul, is equipped with fuel cells powering the midsize Nexo SUV. The Nexo hydrogen [...]

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles Gaining Steam as Zero-emission Mobility Option in S. Korea

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles Gaining Steam as Zero-emission Mobility Option in S. Korea

SEOUL, Jan. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — In theory, hydrogen seems like the perfect energy source to power a vehicle, in that it is the most prevalent element in nature, it can be turned into electricity and emits only water. It has been several decades since the zero-emission cars entered the public consciousness as a possible [...]

Hyundai to Invest 7.6 tln Won in Hydrogen Cars by 2030

Hyundai to Invest 7.6 tln Won in Hydrogen Cars by 2030

SEOUL, Dec. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Group and its suppliers will collectively invest 7.6 trillion won (US$6.7 billion) in hydrogen fuel cell electric car-producing facilities and related R&D activities by 2030, the company said Tuesday. Under the so-called hydrogen road map, the business group and 124 partner companies will invest in a plant [...]

S. Korea to Implement Pilot Project for Hydrogen-Powered EV Taxis for 1st Time

S. Korea to Implement Pilot Project for Hydrogen-Powered EV Taxis for 1st Time

SEJONG, Dec. 12 (Korea Bizwire) – The government will implement a pilot project this week to operate fuel cell hydrogen taxis for the first time in South Korea as part of its efforts to reduce gas emissions, the Environment Ministry said Monday.  The ministry plans to hold a ceremony Tuesday to mark the launch of [...]