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Green Hydrogen Hub Takes Root in Andhra Pradesh: NTPC Announces Landmark Project

26 Feb 2024

Green Hydrogen Hub Takes Root in Andhra Pradesh: NTPC Announces Landmark Project - Positioning India as a Global Leader in Clean Energy

Visakhapatnam, India: In a significant development for India's clean energy ambitions, NTPC Limited has signed a Land Lease Agreement with the Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Corporation (APIIC) to establish the "Pudimadaka Green Hydrogen Hub". This project marks a major step towards realizing the nation's green hydrogen goals and creating a global hub for this clean fuel alternative.

Key Highlights:

  • India's Largest Green Hydrogen Plant: The hub will house India's largest green hydrogen production facility with a capacity of 1,200 tons per day.

  • World-Class Ecosystem: The project aims to create a comprehensive ecosystem encompassing electrolyzer and fuel cell manufacturing, ancillary industries, research and development facilities, and production of green derivatives like ammonia and methanol.

  • Export Potential: Primarily focused on catering to overseas markets, the hub positions India as a key player in the global green hydrogen export landscape.

  • Clean Energy Transition: This initiative aligns with the Government of India's mission to establish the nation as a global green hydrogen leader and contribute to a cleaner energy future.

NTPC's Commitment:

As India's largest integrated power company, NTPC is actively expanding its clean energy portfolio through its subsidiary, NTPC Green Energy Limited (NGEL). This project signifies NGEL's dedication to driving green hydrogen development, fostering technological advancements, and supporting the nation's energy transition goals.

Looking Ahead:

The Pudimadaka Green Hydrogen Hub holds immense potential to:

  • Position India as a global leader in green hydrogen production and export.

  • Stimulate investments and job creation in the clean energy sector.

  • Advance research and development in related technologies.

  • Contribute to achieving India's ambitious clean energy targets and environmental sustainability goals.

This project marks a significant milestone in India's journey towards a greener future, paving the way for a robust clean energy ecosystem and a sustainable energy future.

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