ArirangTV Interview: Which country will win race to build leading 'hydrogen economy'?
Updated: Aug 5
미래 먹거리 '수소경제'…현재 수준과 과제
The "hydrogen economy" has been something of a buzzword in recent weeks, as a number of countries have been scaling up their investment in hydrogen-fueled industries, from fuel cell batteries to whole cities that mostly run on hydrogen power. South Korea is one of these countries, aiming to foster some one-thousand companies specializing in hydrogen by 2040. The government will also seek to boost the number of hydrogen cars to 850,000 and hydrogen chargers to 660 units within the next 10 years. But is hydrogen power the way forward and can it really charge up new engines of economic growth around the world?