top of page

India Makes Landmark Strides in Green Hydrogen: Tenders Awarded, Hubs Identified, and Production Goals Set

8 Feb 2024

From Tenders to Hubs to 5 Million Tonnes – Unveiling India's Green Hydrogen Master Plan

National Green Hydrogen Mission Takes Shape with Crucial Awards, Regional Hubs, and Pilot Projects

Gas Trading Exchange Boosts Gas Market, Complementing Renewable Efforts

Key Takeaways:

  • Green Hydrogen Producers Chosen: Tenders granted for 4.12 lakh tonnes of production capacity.

  • Electrolyzer Manufacturing Established: 8 companies awarded tenders for 1,500 MW annual capacity.

  • Green Ammonia & Hydrogen Aggregation: Scheme guidelines released, fostering large-scale adoption.

  • Green Hydrogen Hubs Identified: Deendayal, Paradip, and V.O. Chidambaranar ports earmarked for development.

  • Pilot Projects Launched: Exploring green hydrogen use in the shipping sector.

  • Gas Trading Exchange Established: IGX aims to improve gas availability and distribution.

  • Ambitious Production Goal: India targets 5 million tonnes of green hydrogen production by 2030.

India's green energy ambitions are gaining momentum! The National Green Hydrogen Mission is making significant progress with critical tenders awarded, regional hubs identified, and ambitious production goals set.

Highlights of the Mission:

  • Strategic Partnerships: 10 companies will produce 4.12 lakh tonnes of green hydrogen annually.

  • Manufacturing Boost: 8 companies will manufacture electrolyzers with a total capacity of 1,500 MW per year.

  • Sector Expansion: New schemes promote large-scale adoption of green ammonia and hydrogen.

  • Regional Hubs: Dedicated infrastructure planned at key ports to support production and utilization.

  • Pilot Projects: Exploring the use of green hydrogen in the shipping industry.

  • Complementary Initiative: Gas trading exchange launched to support the transition to a gas-based economy.

Looking Ahead:

India's commitment to green hydrogen is evident in its strategic investments and ambitious goals. By 2030, the country aims to produce 5 million tonnes of green hydrogen annually, positioning itself as a global leader in this clean energy source. With continued advancements and collaborations, India's green hydrogen journey promises a cleaner and more sustainable future.

bottom of page