India’s first green hydrogen plant to be set up at IOC’s Mathura refinery

India’s largest fuel retailer, Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), has announced that it will build the nation’s first green hydrogen plant at its Mathura refinery. This will be the nation’s first green hydrogen unit. Previously, projects have been announced to produce ‘grey hydrogen’ using fossil fuels such as natural gas. This is significant given that Hydrogen […]

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Australian mining company, Fortescue produces first-ever green iron ore

Fortescue Metals Group in Australia has produced high-purity green iron ore and successfully tried ammonia-powered freight as part of its Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) renewable energy and industry initiative. The initiative is meant to test if 100 per cent green energy could be used to manufacture iron and steel, fertiliser and cement. According to FFI […]

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India, US launch hydrogen task force

The United States Department of Energy (DOE), India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) and the US India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) have jointly launched a US-India Hydrogen Task Force, reports Business Standard. The Task Force is under the US-India Strategic Clean Energy Partnership (SCEP). India and US had decided to revamp their strategic partnership to focus […]

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NTPC issues tender for hydrogen fuel cell-based projects

India’s leading power generator NTPC has issued an expression of interest (EoI), inviting bids for hydrogen fuel cell-based pilot projects. The last date for submission of bids is July 10, 2021. The bids will be opened on July 10. Wanting to explore the feasibility of replacing diesel generators with hydrogen-based fuel cell electrolyzer systems NTPC […]

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