Green Hydrogen Current Affairs, GK & News
Government’s think tank NITI Aayog published its report titled “Harnessing Green Hydrogen- Opportunities for Deep Decarbonisation in India”. This report has been prepared in collaboration with Delhi-based think tank RMI India. Key Findings of the report In its report, NITI Aayog has recommended to reduce or exempt the GST & Custom duties on production of ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2022
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz signed a joint declaration of intent (JDI) establishing the Green and Sustainable Development Partnership. What is the goal of the partnership? To intensify bilateral and multilateral cooperation and accelerate actions towards climate protection. How much financial assistance will be provided by Germany? Under the partnership, Germany ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2022
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Oil India Limited (OIL) has commissioned India’s first commercial-grade green hydrogen production plant at Jorhat, Assam. Overview: To produce hydrogen, this plant will be using renewable energy from Oil India’s 500kW solar plant pump station. The produced hydrogen will be blended with natural gas to run hydrogen buses in the state of Assam. This newly ..
A joint venture company to develop green hydrogen projects across India has been agreed to be formed by Larsen and Toubro, Indian Oil Corp. Ltd, and ReNew Power. Overview: A binding term sheet has been signed by the three companies recently. Under this agreement L&T’s stronghold in executing, designing, and delivering procurement, engineering, and construction ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
On 16th March, Union Ministry for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari inaugurated a pilot project for Hydrogen-based advanced Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV). About the pilot project This pilot project was initiated by Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd. For this project, Toyota will work with International Center for Automotive Technology (ICAT). The project involves ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
India’s new green hydrogen policy was unveiled, promising cheaper renewable energy, a 25-year fee waiver for inter-state power transmission for projects completed before June 2025, land in renewable energy parks, and mega manufacturing zones to help local industries move away from fossil fuels. Overview: The policy aims to boost green hydrogen and ammonia, also making ..