Chairman Jeong continued, “Considering that Korea’s economic structure has limited means to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 and carbon reduction by more than 35% compared to the existing target by 2030
LOS ANGELES, CA, September 18, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — H2 Mobility+Energy Show 2021 was held at KINTEX, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do, starting with the online opening ceremony at 9:30 am on Sep. 8.
In its second run, this year’s H2 Mobility+Energy Show will run for four days from Sep. 8 (Wed) to 11 (Sat), participated by 154 companies and organizations from 12 countries in •Hydrogen mobility •Hydrogen charging infrastructure, and •Hydrogen energy field. In consideration of the COVID-19 situation, the opening ceremony was held in the form of a non-face-to-face online meeting.
In this year’s H2 Mobility+Energy Show, 154 companies and organizations from 12 countries, US, UK, France, the Netherlands, and the host country Sweden, participated to showcase products and technologies in the areas of •Hydrogen mobility •Hydrogen charging infrastructure, and •Hydrogen energy.
As for Korean companies, Hyundai Motor Group, POSCO Group, Hyundai Heavy Industries Group, SK Group, Doosan Group, Hyosung Group, and Kolon Group participated, and foreign companies Air Liquide (France), Air Products (US), AVL (Austria), Saint Gobain (France), like Saint-Gobain (France), and Witzenmann (Germany) set up exhibition booths.
Plenty of side events have also been prepared. From 10:00 am on Sep. 9 (Thu), the second day of the exhibition, the H2 Innovation Award jointly hosted by the Korea Automobile Manufacturers Association, H2KOREA, Korea Evaluation Institute of Industrial Technology, and Korea Institute of Energy Technology Evaluation and Planning, will select the best innovative companies in the hydrogen industry. Currently, a total of 10 companies, including VINSSEN, Hyundai Mobis, Korea Gas Corporation, Doosan Fuel Cell, and POSCO SPS advanced to the finals, and among them, three best prizes and one grand prize will be given to them at the presentation on the same day.
From 10:30 am on the same day, the “International Hydrogen Industry Association Alliance Forum,” which proposes the establishment of an international cooperation organization for private associations in the field of hydrogen and fuel cells from around the world, will also be held.
From 10:00 am on Sep. 10 (Fri), the third day of the exhibition, the “International Hydrogen Conference” will be held to strengthen the international cooperation to make hydrogen economy more active, and share the vision and strategies of the major countries that are conducting hydrogen economy. Yoo Byung-ok, Head of POSCO’s Industrial Gas and Hydrogen Business Division, Do Kyung-hwan, Chairman of HyNet, and Dr. Gokce METE from IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute, will be keynote speakers. The UK and Chile will unveil their hydrogen economy roadmaps.
In addition, 1:1 export consultations with overseas buyers will be held for companies participating in the H2 Mobility+Energy Show 2021. About 180 video consultations are scheduled between 40 overseas buyers discovered through KOTRA’s 127 trade centers around the world and 30 exhibiting companies, contributing to pioneering export channels for small and medium-sized companies in the hydrogen industry.
Jeong Man-ki, chairman of the H2 Mobility+Energy Show organizing committee (Chairman of KAMA), expressed confidence in his opening remarks, saying, “Many companies and buyers have participated in this year’s show, and we have already been guaranteed with success.” Especially, as the success factors of Korean hydrogen companies, he cited the fact that hydrogen is the most reliable means of a carbon-neutral economy and that the entire hydrogen value-added chain is rapidly developing, along with the technology-oriented strategy for the H2 Mobility+Energy Show.
Chairman Jeong continued, “Considering that Korea’s economic structure has limited means to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 and carbon reduction by more than 35% compared to the existing target by 2030, the private sector should make the effort to create a hydrogen industry ecosystem and technology that is a sure way to achieve carbon neutrality. The government should not spare support to these companies in every way to provide tax reduction, financial grant, and technology and HR resources.”
The items displayed at the H2 Mobility+Energy 2021, hosted by H2 Mobility+Energy Show Organizing Committee, KOTRA, and KINTEX, and sponsored by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, and the Ministry of Environment, are as follows. •Hydrogen mobility (hydrogen vehicle, hydrogen drone, hydrogen ship, hydrogen railway, hydrogen construction machine, hydrogen vehicle parts, hydrogen bicycle, hydrogen two-wheeled vehicle, etc.) •Hydrogen charging infrastructure (hydrogen charging station, hydrogen production, storage, transportation, small hydrogen mobility charger, etc.) •Hydrogen energy (fuel cell, new and renewable energy)
Chairman), Huh Se-hong (GS Group President), Shin Dong-bin (Lotte Group Chairman), Choi Tae-won (SK Group Chairman), Chung Eui-sun (Hyundai Motor Group Chairman), Choi Jung-woo (POSCO Group Chairman), Kim Dong-gwan (Hanwha Group President), Chung Kisun (Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings Vice President), Jo Hyeon-sang (Hyosung Group Vice Chairman), Koo Dong-hwi (E1 CEO), Kim Sang Beom (Isu Group Chairman) | Courtesy of Hyundai Motor Company.
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