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South Korea to commercialise hydrogen trams from 2023

South Korea to commercialise hydrogen trams from 2023

South Korea could be set to benefit from hydrogen trams from 2023 with the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy investing ₩42.4bn ($36m) in the project, it revealed today (Sept 23).

With zero-emission mobility solutions a key aspect to reach carbon neutral targets, the tram will utilise a hydrogen fuel cell developed by Hyundai Rotem totalling 380kW of power.

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The components are also expected to be supplied by a range of different manufacturers with Hyundai Rotem establishing partnerships with manufacturers and research institutes.

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