Analysis of the World Energy Status and Hydrogen Energy Technology R&D of Foreign Countries

국제에너지 현황 및 수소에너지 연구개발 동향

  • Kang, Seok-Hun (Korea Institute of Energy Research, Energy Policy Research Department) ;
  • Choi, Sang-Jin (Korea Institute of Energy Research, Energy Policy Research Department) ;
  • Kim, Jong-Wook (Korea Institute of Energy Research, Energy Policy Research Department)
  • 강석훈 (한국에너지기술연구원 에너지정책연구부) ;
  • 최상진 (한국에너지기술연구원 에너지정책연구부) ;
  • 김종욱 (한국에너지기술연구원 에너지정책연구부)
  • Published : 2007.06.15


The present carbon-based energy system will not last long due to its environmental and economical drawbacks. Hydrogen energy attracts more attention recently and seems to have large ripple effect on economy providing its technical, environmental and economical problems are solved. This paper analyses the situation changed from fossil to non-fossil energy system and the R&D policies of advanced countries by reviewing the world energy status and the energy policy of foreign countries. Finally, the R&D strategy of hydrogen energy technology was developed through analyzing the present states of energy research policy and programs of major countries.


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