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THDCIL Inaugurates India’s Largest Green Hydrogen Pilot Project on 75th Republic Day

On the 75th Republic Day, THDC India Limited (THDCIL), a prominent Power Sector PSU, proudly unveiled India’s Largest Electrolyser End Fuel Cell-based Green Hydrogen Pilot Project at its office complex in Rishikesh. The initiative aligns with the “National Green Hydrogen Mission,” showcasing THDCIL’s commitment to sustainable energy practices.

THDCIL’s India’s Largest Green Hydrogen Pilot Project: Key Highlights:

  • Inauguration and Dignitaries: R. K. Vishnoi, Chairman and Managing Director, THDCIL, inaugurated the project.

  • Government Emphasis: Hon’ble Cabinet Minister for Power, New and Renewable Energy, R. K. Singh, reiterated the government’s dedication to energy transition and India’s commitment to reducing emissions. He emphasized the significance of initiatives under the National Green Hydrogen Mission for India’s clean energy self-reliance.

  • Green Hydrogen Production: The pilot project, utilizing a 1MW Rooftop Solar Plant, will produce 50KG of Green Hydrogen daily. The hydrogen will be stored in two tanks and used during night hours to illuminate the THDCIL office complex through a 70 Kw PEM Fuel Cell.

  • Technological Milestone: As India’s Largest Electrolyser End Fuel Cell based Pilot Project, THDCIL’s achievement demonstrates key technologies in Green Hydrogen Production, H2 storage, and features a PEM Hydrogen fuel cell-based microgrid system.

Important Questions Related to Exams

  1. What project did THDC India Limited inaugurate on the 75th Republic Day?
  2. Where is THDCIL’s Green Hydrogen Pilot Project located?
  3. What energy source does the project utilize for Green Hydrogen production?
  4. How much Green Hydrogen does the pilot project produce daily?
  5. Who inaugurated the project at the THDCIL office complex in Rishikesh?

 

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