PSUs to build combined green hydrogen generation capacity

  • Industry News
  • May 11,23
A government panel report states that the public oil and gas companies are planning to construct a combined green hydrogen generation capacity which will be producing 38,000 tonnes of green hydrogen annually.
PSUs to build combined green hydrogen generation capacity

According to a government panel report, India's state-run oil and gas companies plan to construct a combined green hydrogen generation capacity of 38,000 tonnes annually by next fiscal year.

The petroleum ministry's energy transition advisory committee estimates that by 2024–2025, the combined electrolyzer capacity for the planned green hydrogen facilities will need to be 279 MW. Hindustan Petroleum intends to have 115 MW of capacity at its refineries in Barmer and Visakhapatnam. While Indian Oil, the country's largest refiner, plans to build a 56 MW capacity at its Mathura and Panipat refineries, gas pipeline operator GAIL is aiming for a capacity of 60 MW.

While Numaligarh Refinery and Mangalore Refinery & Petrochemicals aim for 20 MW and 3 MW capacity, respectively, Bharat Petroleum is aiming for 25 MW.

Green hydrogen is a key component of India's energy transition strategy. By investing Rs 8 lakh crore, it hopes to develop green hydrogen production capacity of at least 5 million metric tonnes annually by 2030.

State-run oil and gas companies are expected to play a key role in setting up green hydrogen capacity since they are already a big producer and consumer of non-green hydrogen. According to the transition committee report, the capacity of state-run and private-sector refiners to produce hydrogen is expected to increase by 85 per cent to 2.5 million tonnes annually by 2030 from 1.4 million tonnes annually in 2020. By 2030, Indian Oil is anticipated to have the highest capacity, with 825,000 tonnes annually. Reliance Industries and HPCL are expected to each have annual capacities of 529,000 and 302,000 tonnes, respectively.

Refineries and fertiliser producers in India account for 99 per cent of the country's total demand for pure hydrogen. Indian refiners use about 2.1 million tonnes of hydrogen, and the ammonia sector 3.1 million tonnes annually, according to the committee.

Source: Economic Times 

Related Stories

Railways
Godrej & Boyce expands its portfolio, secures Rs 2000 Cr orders

Godrej & Boyce expands its portfolio, secures Rs 2000 Cr orders

Power Infrastructure and Renewable Energy (PIRE) business of Godrej Electricals & Electronics marks its entry into railway electrification with a project of over Rs 900 crores from Indian Railways. ..

Read more
Other Industrial Products
PSUs to build combined green hydrogen generation capacity

PSUs to build combined green hydrogen generation capacity

A government panel report states that the public oil and gas companies are planning to construct a combined green hydrogen generation capacity which will be producing 38,000 tonnes of green hydrogen..

Read more
Chemicals, Lubricants & Raw Material
ABB India automates first India-Bangladesh cross-border oil pipeline

ABB India automates first India-Bangladesh cross-border oil pipeline

ABB India has supplied Numaligarh Refinery Limited with integrated automation and control solutions to monitor and manage a 130 km cross-border oil pipeline between India and Bangladesh. The project..

Read more

Related Products

Industrial Gas Leak Monitors, Plus Series

Gas, Gas Generation & Purification Systems

Subtronics (India) Pvt Ltd has introduced its latest upgrade of industrial gas leak monitors, Plus series, in its most advanced form


Read more

Request a Quote
Verified

Smoke Generators

Gas, Gas Generation & Purification Systems

Measuretest Instruments offers Smoke Generators. The MiniColt 4SP has been designed for air flow testing, visualization tests, and particle recovery work. It is a completely portable unit and has t Read more

Request a Quote

Lpg Gas Roaster

Gas, Gas Generation & Purification Systems

Fans Bro Erectors offers roaster machine with LPG/CNG gas heating arrangements.

Read more

Request a Quote

Hi There!

Now get regular updates from IPF Magazine on WhatsApp!

Click on link below, message us with a simple hi, and SAVE our number

You will have subscribed to our Industrial News on Whatsapp! Enjoy

+91 84228 74016

Reach out to us

Call us at +91 8108603000 or

Schedule a Call Back