NTPC begins India’s first green hydrogen blending operation in PNG Network

NTPC begins India’s first green hydrogen blending operation in PNG Network

by admin- Wednesday, January 4th, 2023 05:13:27 PM

NTPC commissions India’s first inexperienced hydrogen blending mission. The green hydrogen blending has been started out inside the piped natural gas (PNG) community of NTPC Kawas township, Surat. The challenge is a joint attempt of NTPC and Gujarat Gas Ltd (GGL).

The first molecule of inexperienced hydrogen from the venture was set in motion by Shri P Ram Prasad, Head of Project, Kawas in presence of other senior executives of NTPC Kawas and GGL. After the begin of mixing operation, NTPC Kawas held focus workshops for township residents with help of GGL officers.

NTPC and GGL have labored relentlessly towards attaining this milestone in file time after the muse stone laying by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India on 30th July 2022. This set-up is prepared to supply H2-NG (herbal fuel) to families of Kawas township at Adityanagar, Surat. Green hydrogen in Kawas is made through electrolysis of water the use of power from already installed 1 MW floating solar undertaking.

Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB), the regulatory frame has given approval for 5% vol./vol. Mixing of green hydrogen with PNG to start with and the mixing level would be scaled phase smart to reach 20%. Green hydrogen whilst combined with herbal gasoline reduces CO2 emissions maintaining net heating
content equal.

This feat is completed best by way of few pick out nations like UK, Germany, and Australia and so on. This would carry India at the center degree of the worldwide hydrogen economy. India could not handiest lessen its hydrocarbon import invoice extensively however can also deliver forex ashore via being a green hydrogen and green chemicals exporter to the world.

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