India’s state-run oil and gas companies are targeting to build a combined green hydrogen generation capacity of 38,000 tonnes per annum by the next financial year, according to a government panel report
The planned green hydrogen facilities would require setting up a combined electrolyzer capacity of 279 MW by 2024-25, according to the energy transition advisory committee of the petroleum ministry. Of this, Hindustan Petroleum is planning to have 115 MW capacity at its refineries in Visakhapatnam and Barmer. Gas pipeline operator GAIL is targeting a capacity of 60 MW while Indian Oil, the nation’s largest refiner, aims to develop a capacity of 56 MW at its Mathura and Panipat refineries.
Bharat Petroleum is targeting 25 MW capacity while Numaligarh Refinery and Mangalore Refinery& Petrochemicals are aiming for 20 MW and 3 MW respectively.
India is placing a big thrust on green hydrogen in its energy transition plan. It aims to develop green hydrogen production capacity of at least 5 million metric tonnes per annum by 2030.