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NHPC signs MOUs for development of “Pilot Green Hydrogen Technologies”

Jul 14th, 2022 8:25 pm | By | Category: LATEST NEWS


(THE NEWSMAN OF INDIA.COM) Under the dynamic leadership of A.K. Singh, CMD, NHPC and in line with the country’s resolve to reduce the carbon footprint in the Power Sector, NHPC signed two MoUs for Development of “Pilot Green Hydrogen Technologies” in District Leh and District Kargil of UT of Ladakh on 14th July 2022. The MOUs were signed in the august presence of R.K. Mathur, Lieutenant Governor, UT of Ladakh.

As per MOU signed for District Leh, NHPC shall consider development of Pilot Green Hydrogen fuel cell based Microgrid including Hydrogen production to meet the power requirement of NHPC guest house at Nimmo Bazgo Power Station (Leh) within NHPC premises.

As per MOU for District Kargil, the hydrogen generated in Kargil will be used in fuel cells for mobility which will be capable to run two BUS upto 8 hrs in the local area of Kargil.

NHPC shall upscale hydrogen production on commercial scale to supply the hydrogen need of Ladakh region in different sectors like mobility, transportation, heating, Micro-grid & subsequent MoU shall be signed separately.

These two Pilot projects will create roadmap for future development of Green Hydrogen & subsequent reduction of the carbon emission in transportation/ heating sector and will also attract long term investment in Hydrogen economy creating different revenue streams & job opportunities for youth of UT of Ladakh.

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