By Victor Leung2019-08-29T13:36:00+01:00
The China Automotive Engineering Research Institute Co Ltd is investing RMB 500m ($71m) to set up a national hydrogen power quality inspection centre in Liangjiang District in Chongqing, local news reported.
The centre will serve as a quality supervisory and inspection centre for the whole country and will promote the development of hydrogen in Chongqing.
A spokesman from the Liangjiang District said, “Setting up the hydrogen quality inspection centre in the Liangjiang district will be helpful to realise the gathering of a hydrogen power industry, provide security for the transition and upgrade the energy, automotive and equipment manufacturing industries. At the same time, it also helps the district to seize a commanding ground for the development of the hydrogen energy industry.”
According to a development plan, more than 150,000 new vehicles are expected to be manufactured each year, rising to 700,000 new vehicles each year by 2025.
Records of the General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China (GACC) show that in 2018, China imported 53.78 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) – an increase of 41.2% from 2017. Futhermore, this figure represents 59.5% of the total amount of 90.39 million tonnes of natural ...
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