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South Korea plans to build the first hydrogen society by 2022

A hydrogen society will be able to light LEDs with green energy that will reduce emissions Image: Saveliy Bobov/Unsplash

Charlotte Edmond

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The pilot plan for a hydrogen society unveiled by the South Korean Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism.
The pilot plan for a hydrogen society unveiled by the South Korean Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. Image: FuelCellsWorks
The Moon Jae-in administration is set to spend around $18 billion dollars on hydrogen car sales and refueling stations from 2018 to 2022 to push the hydrogen society initiative.
The Moon Jae-in administration is set to spend around $18 billion dollars on hydrogen car sales and refueling stations from 2018 to 2022 to push the hydrogen society initiative. Image: Reuters

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Seven key roles hydrogen-powered society can play in the clean energy transition, according to McKinsey. Image: McKinsey & Company
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