CHANDIGARH: In a bid to make Punjab a front-runner state in inexperienced & clear vitality manufacturing throughout the nation, New and Renewable Energy Sources Minister Mr. Aman Arora on Friday stated that Punjab Green Hydrogen Policy drafted by Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA), will assist to transform the agriculture residues, which is now thought-about as a legal responsibility, into inexperienced vitality belongings.
Presiding over a half-day Open-House Session on the Draft Green Hydrogen Policy for the State of Punjab organized right here at CII, Mr. Aman Arora stated that the Policy goals to make Punjab a Green Hydrogen/Ammonia producer with a manufacturing capability of 100 Kilo tons each year by the 12 months 2030, moreover, growing modern manufacturing capacities of manufacturing Hydrogen equivalent to biomass gasification, steam methane reforming, electrolysis of waste water, Hydrogen gas mixing and so on. This initiative will pave a option to discover the applied sciences for producing inexperienced hydrogen from biomass as Chief Minister S. Bhagwant Singh Mann led Punjab Government has been making concerted efforts to make the state no.1 in manufacturing of fresh and inexperienced vitality.
Punjab has been primarily specializing in the manufacturing of inexperienced hydrogen from biomass, which is a gorgeous choice for the transition to a zero-carbon future as 20 million tons of paddy straw is being generated yearly within the State, he added.
Emphasising on the importance of Green Hydrogen and its functions, Chairman PEDA Mr. H.S. Hanspal stated that this draft coverage isn’t just a set of targets however a testomony to our dedication to a sustainable future for the state.
Chief Executive Officer PEDA Dr. Amarpal Singh stated that Punjab is dedicated to be leaders within the nation to contribute in the direction of inexperienced gas for the longer term which is not going to solely carry prosperity however may even make sure the vitality safety of the nation. He additionally highlighted the varied incentives now being deliberate to be supplied below the Green Hydrogen Policy of the state.
Director PEDA Mr. M.P. Singh shared the varied initiatives of PEDA that are based mostly on a technique for utilization of the paddy straw for conversion into helpful gas /vitality for assembly the necessities of the State.
Chair of Interdisciplinary Centre for Energy & Research, IISC, Bangalore Prof. Dr. S. Dasappa and Director General National Institute of Bio-Energy, MNRE, GoI Dr. G. Sridhar appreciated the initiatives taken by PEDA in promotion of inexperienced and clear vitality.
Dr. S. Dasappa delivered a presentation on an modern expertise to supply hydrogen from biomass. Mr. Rohit Kumar from PEDA additionally gave a presentation on the salient options of Draft Green Hydrogen Policy for the State of Punjab.
Representatives from Industries together with NLT, HMEL, HPCL, GAIL, Indian Oil, NFL, Vardhman, Sportking, Nahar Group & Industrial associations, consultancy companies, Academic Institutes, Energy Auditors / Managers additionally participated within the session.