India’s First Pure Green Hydrogen Plant Commissioned In Jorhat

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Exploration and production giant Oil India Limited (OIL) has commissioned "India's first 99.999% pure" green hydrogen plant in Jorhat, Assam.

  • The Green Hydrogen production capacity of this plant is 10 kg per day which is expected to increase to 30 kg per day later.

  • The plant produces green hydrogen from electricity generated by the existing 500 kW solar plant using a 100 KW ion exchange membrane (AEM) electrolyser array.

  • Ion Exchange Membrane (AEM) technology is being used for the first time in India.

  • OIL has initiated a study with Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Guwahati on blending of green hydrogen with natural gas for commercial applications of blended fuels.

  • About Oil India Limited (OIL) -

  • Oil India Limited (OIL) is the second largest Indian-government owned hydrocarbon explorer and producer.

  • It is owned by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India.

  • Founded- 18 February 1959.

  • headquarters - NOIDA 

  • Chairman & MD- Sushil Chandra Mishra 

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