Union Minister Hardeep S Puri flags off India's first green hydrogen fuel cell bus

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On September 25, 2023, Union Petroleum Minister Hardeep Singh Puri inaugurated India's first green hydrogen fuel cell bus on the 'Kartavya Path' in Delhi.

An Overview of the News

  • India's ambition is to become a global hub of hydrogen production and export.

Benefits of hydrogen-powered buses

  • Environmental benefits of fuel cell buses: Zero harmful emissions and quick charging.

  • The higher energy density of hydrogen than conventional fuels.

  • Collaboration between Indian Oil and Tata Motors for indigenous fuel cell technology and infrastructure.

Green Hydrogen Mission and Sustainability Goals

  • The Green Hydrogen Mission aims to establish a green hydrogen ecosystem in India.

  • Hydrogen has the potential to transform India's energy landscape and reduce carbon emissions.

  • IndianOil's commitment to sustainable solutions and the goal of achieving net-zero emissions by 2070.

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