Meanwhile, Doosan Fuel Cell is collaborating with HyAxiom and Ballard Power Systems to develop PEM fuel cell mobility applications, to include the supply of fuel cell electric buses and hydrogen refuelling infrastructure to the Korean market.
SK Plug Hyverse, a joint venture between US PEM electrolyser and fuel cell manufacturer Plug Power and South Korean energy company SK E&S, is set to establish a gigafactory in Korea for large-scale production of PEM electrolysers. It is also actively involved in expanding Korea’s domestic green hydrogen sector through the use of PEM electrolysis technology and has participated in two ongoing electrolysis demonstration projects on Jeju Island.
Air Liquide Korea has joined forces with Lotte to develop a new generation of large-scale hydrogen filling centres in South Korea. The first two units are strategically located in the industrial regions of Daesan and Ulsan to serve the densely populated regions of Seoul metropolitan area and Gyeonggi province in the northwest, and Ulsan/Daegu/Busan metropolitan areas and Gyeongsang provinces in the southeast.