International Conference on Green Hydrogen to be held in New Delhi

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International-Conference-on-Green-Hydrogen-to-be-held-in-New-DelhiThe Government of India is hosting the International Conference on Green Hydrogen (ICGH-2023) from 5th to 7th July 2023 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. 

An overview of the news

  • The conference provides a platform for stakeholders in the sector to explore the evolving landscape of green hydrogen and innovative solutions. 

  • Specific discussions on hydrogen production, storage, distribution, and applications, the conference will address topics such as green financing, upskilling of human resources, and startup initiatives in the sector.

  • The conference will facilitate the sharing of international best practices and provide opportunities for learning from global experiences in the field of Green Hydrogen.

Objective of the Conference

  • The primary objective of the conference is to examine the establishment of a Green Hydrogen ecosystem and promote a systemic approach to achieve global decarbonization goals through the utilization of Green Hydrogen. 

  • The conference aims to bring together global experts from the scientific and industrial communities to discuss the latest advancements and emerging technologies in the field of green hydrogen.

Organiser of the Conference

  • It is organized by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy in collaboration with the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, and the Office of Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government of India.

National Green Hydrogen Mission

  • The aim of the National Green Hydrogen Mission is to enable India to meet its climate change target of net zero carbon emission by 2070 and make India a production and export hub of hydrogen fuel. 

Aims of National Green Hydrogen Mission

  • Achieve the capacity to produce 5 million tonnes of green hydrogen per year by 2030  ,

  • Capacity addition of 125 GW of renewable energy by 2030.

  • Reduction in carbon dioxide emission of nearly 50 Million Metric Tonne per annum by 2030.

  • Reduction in fossil fuel imports worth Rs 1 lakh crore by 2030.

  • To attract investment over Rs.8 lakh crore in the sector.

  • Target of creation of over 6 lakh jobs in the sector by 2030.

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