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International Conference on Green Hydrogen to start in New Delhi tomorrow
Green Hydrogen

International Conference on Green Hydrogen to start in New Delhi tomorrow

| @indiablooms | 05 Jul 2023, 12:11 am

New Delhi: The Centre is organising an International Conference on Green Hydrogen (ICGH-2023) during 5th – 7th July 2023 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, to bring together the global scientific, policy, academic and industrial leaders to discuss recent advances and emerging technologies in the entire green hydrogen value chain.

The conference will enable the sector stakeholders to explore the evolving green hydrogen landscape and innovation-driven solutions in the sector, thus strengthening the sustainability ecosystem of the sector, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy said

The conference is being organized by the ministry in partnership with the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research and Office of Principal Scientific Advisor to Government of India in collaboration with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

Union Minister for Power and New & Renewable Energy Shri R. K. Singh will inaugurate the Conference in New Delhi tomorrow, July 5, 2023.

Several senior government functionaries will address the conference, including Prof. Ajay K Sood, the Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government of India.

Also participating are Bhupinder S Bhalla, Secretary of the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy; Dr. Atul Kumar Tiwari, Secretary of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship; Pankaj Agrawal, Secretary of the Ministry of Power; and Dr. N Kalaselvi, Director General of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) and Secretary of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Relations (DSIR).

Additionally, the conference will be addressed by T K Ramachandran, Secretary of the Ministry of Ports, Shipping, and Waterways, and Shri Nagendra Nath Sinha, Secretary of the Ministry of Steel.

The aim of the Conference is to explore how we can establish a Green Hydrogen ecosystem and foster a systemic approach for meeting the global goals for decarbonization through Green Hydrogen.

Apart from domain-specific research interactions on hydrogen production, storage, distribution and downstream applications, the conference will also discuss green financing, human resource upskilling and startup initiatives in this area.

The conference will enable to share and learn from international best practices in the sector.

Various plenary talks, expert panel discussions and technical deliberations held at the conference will provide domestic and international participants from the industry and research communities an opportunity to dive deep into these national and global priorities, in line with the objectives embedded in India’s of National Green Hydrogen Mission, a mission launched by the Government of India to help achieve India’s target of Net Zero by the year 2070.

The three-day international conference will no less than 25 deep-dive sessions aimed at establishing a green hydrogen ecosystem.

It will have experts from across countries – including the US, Japan, Germany, Switzerland, Africa, among others to share their perspectives with India’s top Government officials, scientists, industry and other stakeholders, in order to define the best path forward for decarbonisation.

Industry will be represented by sector captains and senior executives from IOC; REC; NTPC; Toyota Kirloskar, Mitsui OSK Lines, Larsen &Toubro; Evonik; HAL Offshore Ltd; Ashok Leyland; Toyota-Kiroskar; KPIT Pune; Tata Power; Hero Future Energies, among others.

The top research and scientific community will be represented by National Chemical Laboratory; Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru; National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Pune; IIT Kharagpur; IIT Bombay; IIT, Madras; among others.  Top regulatory and standards perspectives will be represented by Bureau of Indian Standards, among others.

The conference will also have demos, prototypes by PSUs, private companies and startups, as well as B2B and B2G meetings.

The opening day of the conference will have sessions on Hydrogen Production-Electrolysis and Bio-Pathways; Hydrogen Storage, Distribution and Refuelling; Hydrogen Energy Ecosystems & Assessment; Fuel Cells & Electrolyzers: Key materials& components; Hydrogen Production – Thermochemical Nuclear and others; Hydrogen in Mobility; Integrated Hydrogen Systems; Hydrogen in Industries; and a panel discussion on Disruptive Science and Technology.

The second day of the conference on July 6, will have two plenary lectures, one presenting a Japanese and another an Australian perspective on the role of green hydrogen.

The technical sessions for the day would be on Pipeline Infra, and Compatibility; Hydrogen Economy - Logistics and Infrastructure; Codes, Standards and Regulations; Hydrogen Valleys/ Hubs / Clusters; Start-ups in Hydrogen; Hydrogen Strategies and Polices; Green Financing; Strengthening R&D Ecosystem.

The day will close with a panel discussion on Carbon Emissions associated with Green Hydrogen Production.

The third and final day of the international conference will feature a plenary lecture presenting a European perspective and a panel discussion among key industry stakeholders.

The conference will conclude with the valedictory session.

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