Tag: Green Hydrogen Mission

Environment and Ecology.

Environment and Ecology. Green Hydrogen Mission The Union Cabinet approved the National Green Hydrogen Mission with an initial outlay of ₹19,744 crore The Mission was aimed at making India a global hub to produce, utilise and export green hydrogen and its derivatives. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) will formulate the scheme guidelines for its implementation. Main Objectives To develop a green hydrogen capacity of at least 5 MMT (million metric tonnes) per annum. Creation of more than 6 lakh jobs in the sector. To abate nearly 50 million tonnes (MT) of annual greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 which is in line with our Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) targets. To cumulatively reduce fossil fuel imports estimated at over ₹1 lakh crore. To make India energy independent and in decarbonising major sectors of the economy. Note The National Hydrogen Mission was launched on August 15, 2021, with a view to cutting down carbon emissions and increasing the use of renewable sources of energy. Green hydrogen is the hydrogen produced by splitting water by electrolysis from renewable energy.