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Green Hydrogen Pilots In India, Conference To Be Held In The Run-Up To G20 Summit 2023

India's proactive steps, including pilot projects and the upcoming conference, demonstrate its dedication to advancing green hydrogen technology and sustainability. This commitment positions India as a key player in addressing climate change and global energy transition challenges at the G20 Summit in 2023.

Vivek Singh
(Photo Courtesy: g20.org)
(Photo Courtesy: g20.org)

Before the 18th G20 Summit, a full-day event called "Green Hydrogen Pilots in India" is scheduled to take place in New Delhi on September 5, 2023. This conference will feature a range of Green Hydrogen Pilots currently being undertaken by both public and private sector companies in India. Additionally, the conference will highlight pioneering innovative pilot projects and advancements in green hydrogen technology. The host for this conference is NTPC Ltd., a prominent integrated power producer in India.

During the conference's opening session, R. K. Singh, the Union Minister for Power and New & Renewable Energy, will be in attendance and will deliver the keynote address. Other notable speakers at the opening session include Bhupinder S. Bhalla, Secretary of the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy; Gurdeep Singh, Chairman and Managing Director of NTPC; and Mohit Bhargava, CEO of NTPC Green Energy Ltd.

Conference attendees will have the opportunity to witness innovative pilot projects and gain valuable insights into the future of clean energy. Some of the showcased green hydrogen pilots include:

  1. Green Hydrogen Blending in Petroleum and Natural Gas by NTPC.

  2. Green Hydrogen Mobility by NTPC.

  3. FCEV and H2ICE Vehicles by Ashok Leyland.

  4. Green Shipping Initiatives by Cochin Shipyard.

  5. Microgrid and Mobility projects by NHPC.

  6. Mobility and Blending using AEM Electrolysers by Oil India.

  7. Green Hydrogen-based Microgrid and other initiatives by H2E.

  8. Green Ammonia Plant in Bikaner by ACME.

  9. Green Methanol and Green Ethanol projects by NTPC.

  10. Making of DRI Steel with Green Hydrogen by the Ministry of Steel.

  11. Hydrogen-based Microgrid Initiatives by THDC.

  12. Green Hydrogen for use in Welding Procedures at Hazira by L&T.

  13. Green Hydrogen using off-grid solar by Hygenco.

  14. Solar to Direct Hydrogen projects by SoHHytec.

The presentations offer insights into various aspects of green hydrogen use and production. The event's discussions aim to share information, experiences, and challenges faced by industry pioneers, with a focus on overcoming technological barriers, building local supply chains, and improving economic feasibility. Ultimately, the conference aims to illuminate the path forward and inspire collaborative efforts to achieve the objectives of the National Green Hydrogen Mission. Click here to check the conference agenda.

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