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Korea Hydrogen Economy Roadmap 2040

legislation type Executive
Road Map/Vision
Passed in 2019
This document aims to increase the share of hydrogen in the transport and energy sectors by 2040.

  • Target to import overseas hydrogen (produced by renewable energy and brown coal) from 2030, with 70% of demand for hydrogen to be met with CO2-free hydrogen by 2040
    Energy | Target year: 2040
  • Target 30,000 trucks to be powered by hydrogen in 2040
    Transport | Target year: 2040
  • Target 80,000 taxis to be powered by hydrogen in 2040
    Transport | Target year: 2040
  • Target 40,000 buses to be powered by hydrogen in 2040 (compared to 2 in 2018)
    Transport | Target year: 2040
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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