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India eyes hydrogen future

Large planned renewable capacity means nation wants to invest in green hydrogen for domestic use

Hydrogen will be a major fuel of the future for India, according to Tarun Kapoor, secretary to the government of India in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. On a visit to the UAE for the Adipec conference and the Dubai Expo, Kapoor said the nation is accelerating its hydrogen economy. “We have a roadmap that is almost in place,” he said. “We are looking at green hydrogen in a big way, and usage of hydrogen in refineries. That is the first low-hanging fruit we have.” On 15 August, Indian prime minister Narendra Modi announced the nation’s Hydrogen Mission, which allocates INR250mn ($3.4mn) for research and development across 2021-22. The scheme aims to accelerate technology developm



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