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L&T Commissions First Indigenously Manufactured Hydrogen Electrolyser At Hazira

Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has achieved a major milestone in clean energy by commissioning its first domestically manufactured electrolyser at the Green Hydrogen Plant in Hazira, Gujarat. This marks the entry of L&T Electrolysers Limited into domestic electrolyser manufacturing, showcasing the company’s dedication to advancing sustainable energy solutions.

Advanced Electrolyser Specifications

  • Boasts a robust power capacity of 1 MW, with the potential for expansion up to 2 MW.
  • Capable of producing 200 Nm3/Hr of hydrogen, showcasing its efficiency and productivity.
  • Features two stacks and an Electrolyser Processing Unit (EPU) ML-400, all manufactured and assembled locally, adhering to stringent international standards.

L&T Electrolysers Limited: Spearheading the Initiative

  • A newly established entity, L&T Electrolysers Limited, emerges as a front-runner in manufacturing pressurized alkaline electrolysers.
  • Collaborates extensively with Indian vendors and suppliers, setting a high standard for the “Make in India” initiative and fostering indigenous technological capabilities.

Expansion Plans and Localization Strategy

  • Seizing the opportunity, L&T Electrolysers plans to leverage its forthcoming giga-scale facility in Hazira to cater to the burgeoning demand for clean energy solutions.
  • By prioritizing localization efforts and implementing advanced automation, the company aims to enhance its competitiveness and ensure sustainability in its operations.

Leadership Perspectives: Driving Innovation and Vision

  • Mr. Subramanian Sarma, Whole-time Director & Sr EVP (Energy), L&T, underscores the transformative impact of the indigenously manufactured electrolyser, positioning L&T as a global leader in the clean energy sector.
  • Mr. Derek M Shah, Sr VP & Head – Green Energy Business, L&T, emphasizes the profound significance of empowering the Indian supply chain and aligning with the national vision of ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’.

Government Support and Recognition

  • L&T Electrolysers secures a substantial allocation of 300 MW/annum capacity under the prestigious Production Linked Incentive (PLI) initiative of the National Green Hydrogen Mission.

Pioneering the Future of Clean Energy Production

  • In essence, L&T’s milestone achievement in commissioning its indigenous electrolyser marks a pivotal moment in India’s journey towards sustainable energy transformation.
  • With a strong emphasis on local manufacturing and technological innovation, L&T Electrolysers is poised to play a defining role in shaping the future of clean energy production in the nation.

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