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National Green Hydrogen Mission

National Green Hydrogen Mission:

Union Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways recently said that as per the National Hydrogen Mission of the country, Green Hydrogen/Ammonia bunkers and refuelling facilities will be established in all major ports by 2035.

  • National Green Hydrogen Mission was approved by the Union Cabinet on 4 January 2022.
  • Aim is to make India a Global Hub for the production, utilization and export of Green Hydrogen and its derivatives.
  • The mission outcomes projected by 2030 are:
    • Development of green hydrogen production capacity of at least 5 MMT (Million Metric Tonnes) per annum with an associated renewable energy capacity addition of about 125 GW in the country;
    • Over Rs. Eight lakh crore in total investments;
    • Creation of over Six lakh jobs;
    • Cumulative reduction in fossil fuel imports over Rs. One lakh crore;
    • Abatement of nearly 50 MMT of annual greenhouse gas emissions;