Global Green Hydrogen Conference

Global Green Hydrogen Conference Jointly Organized by National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI), the Indo-German Energy Forum (IGEF) and Informa Markets. The Session was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Member of Parliament, Dr. Mahesh Sharma Ji, from Gautam Buddh Nagar, Uttar Pradesh at Renewable Energy Expo, Greater Noida, on 29th September.

The Hon’ble Member of Parliament, Dr. Mahesh Sharma Ji delivered the Keynote Address where he mentioned that under the leadership of Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi Ji, India has received global recognition for its Energy Transition development. Today, India is filled with the excitement of the celebrations of 75 years of its independence. India is also moving ahead in the Renewable Energy field with many promising results. And at this juncture when India has the 4th largest installed Renewable Energy Capacity, we are now going to make India the Hub of Green Hydrogen in the World.

In his address he also mentioned that “we have an ambitious target of 500 GW of Non- Fossil Energy Capacity by 2030. We recently achieved the 150 GW of Renewable Energy Capacity (Including Large Hydro) milestone and we are the only G20 nation to achieve its Paris Agreement NDC’s of 40% installed power capacity from non-fossil sources ahead of its target.”

In addition to this he said that “Noida has a huge potential in terms of Energy Demand and Generation and also the Government of Uttar Pradesh has envisaged development of a green field airport at Jewar, which will be Asia’s biggest aviation facility. We would like to invite Industries for the same.”

Ms. Sunita Satyapal, Director, Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), USA, Mr. David Wedepohl, Managing Director International Affairs, BSW (German Solar Association), Mr. Adamo were also present giving international perspective.

The session witnessed the best brains, policy makers and major stakeholders from the Industries and Academic Institutions, deliberating and discussing at length the future of Hydrogen in the energy mix.

The representatives from industries shared their respective initiatives undertaken by their companies on utilization of hydrogen and their future plans. The speakers also shared the relevance of different technologies developed on hydrogen and its priorities for the country.

The following speakers presented their view on Green Hydrogen Development, Dr. R.K. Malhotra, Hydrogen Association of India, Mr. Srivatsan Iyer, Hero Future Energies, Mr. Alok Sharma, Centre for High Technology, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Mr. Arnava Sinha, GreenKo Group, Mr. Kapil Maheshwari, Reliance Industries Limited, Mr. Sandeep Kashyap, ACME Group, Prof. Rajneesh Kumar, BITS Pilani and Mr. Tomasz Slusarz, Cleantech Business Club.