Korea’s hydrogen charging infrastructure deteriorates in past 3 yrs

A charging station for hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicles is seen in this undated photo. Korea Times file

Korea’s charging infrastructure for hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) deteriorated in the past three years, a local automobile association said Sunday.The number of hydrogen FCEVs per charging, or refueling, station came to 203 in March this year, up 12 percent from 180 in March 2021, which means a lack of charging spots for hydrogen car owners, according to the Korea Automobile & Mobility Association (KAMA).In the past three years, the country’s hydrogen car registrations have far exceeded the number of newly established hydrogen charging stations, KAMA said.

The number of hydrogen car registrations jumped to 34,872 units from 12,439 during the cited period, while that of hydrogen stations rose to 172 from 69.Of local provinces and cities, Sejong, 113 kilometers south of Seoul, saw its hydrogen charging infrastructure worsen the most in the mentioned period, with the number of hydrogen cars per station soaring to 224 from 53, the association said.In contrast, Gangwon Province’s hydrogen charging infrastructure improved the most, with the number of hydrogen cars per station dropping to 226 카지노사이트킹 from 484

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