Himachal Pradesh signs MoU with HLC Green Energy to become India’s first fully green state by 2025

Himachal Pradesh, the north Indian state known for its picturesque landscapes and mountains, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with HLC Green Energy to become India’s first fully green state by 2025. The agreement was signed between the state government and the renewable energy firm in a bid to promote sustainable development and reduce…

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IREDA and European Investment Bank to Collaborate on Financing Renewable Energy and Green Hydrogen Projects in India

The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) are exploring a partnership to finance renewable energy and green hydrogen projects in India. The collaboration is aimed at supporting India’s transition to a low-carbon economy and promoting sustainable development. The two organizations are discussing the possibility of providing long-term financing for…

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India and Fraunhofer ISE to Collaborate on Hydrogen and Clean Energy Technologies

India is set to partner with Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE) to develop and promote clean energy technologies, including hydrogen. The collaboration, which was announced on Friday, will focus on joint research and development projects in the areas of hydrogen, energy storage, and solar photovoltaics. The two sides will also work to…

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Aranayak fuel and power to build Sri Lanka’s first biomass-based green hydrogen plant

Aranayak Fuel and Power, a Sri Lankan renewable energy company, is set to break ground on the country’s first biomass-based green hydrogen plant. The plant will produce green hydrogen, a zero-emission fuel, using biomass as a feedstock. The project is part of the government’s efforts to promote renewable energy and reduce the country’s carbon footprint….

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PM Modi Announces India’s Ambitious Target of Producing 5 Million Tons of Green Hydrogen Annually, Provides Rs 19,000 Crore Incentives for Private Sector

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced an ambitious target of producing 5 million tons of green hydrogen annually in India, as the country seeks to reduce its carbon emissions and transition to a low-carbon economy. Speaking at a virtual conference on green hydrogen, Modi said that India has the potential to become a leading producer…

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Lack of long term funding and free trade key challenges for green hydrogen: Amitabh Kant

Amitabh Kant, the CEO of the National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog), has identified the lack of long-term funding and free trade as the two key challenges hindering the growth of green hydrogen in the country. Speaking at a recent event, Kant emphasized the need for urgent action to address these challenges and accelerate…

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Can seawater be used for green hydrogen?

CCMS Bureau The use of vast amounts of high-purity water for hydrogen production may aggravate the shortage of freshwater resources. Seawater is abundant but must be desalinated before use in typical proton exchange membrane (PEM) electrolysers. But a report says direct electrolysis of real seawater that has not been alkalised nor acidified, achieving long-term stability…

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Govt lists 10 states to accelerate green hydrogen manufacturing, boost viability

Amisha Yadav@ CCMS Bureau The government has identified 10 potential states that could be key drivers of green hydrogen production. According to sources, this will help India launch its national green hydrogen mission. These states are Karnataka, Odisha, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal, which may have green…

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