BRICS Virtual Green Hydrogen Summit Organized
India’s largest energy integrated company NTPC Ltd anchored a two day workshop on Green Hydrogen, one of the most popular and demanding fields in the current times and considered to be the next carrier of energy. The online event saw leading experts from the Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa countries share their insights and professional views on the subject as well as the latest developments going on in their countries in the area of green hydrogen. India’s Ministry of Power Secretary Mr Alok Kumar in his key note address said “Government and industry must work together to ensure existing regulations are not an unnecessary barrier to investment. Trade will benefit from common international standards for the safety of transporting and storing large volumes of hydrogen and having appropriate certificate of origin. BRICS countries could work together on these aspects. India has launched an ambitious National Hydrogen Mission to introduce hydrogen purchase obligations for fertilizers, refineries involving private sector in transparent & competitive manner to produce green hydrogen”.
The key note speakers from BRICS virtual summit were, Ms Agnes M da Costa (Ministry of Mines & Energy, Brazil), Mr Kovalev Andrey (Russian Energy Agency, Russia), Dr Prakash Chandra Maithani, (Scientist G, MNRE, Government of India), Ms Fu Tianyi (National Energy Administration of China), Mr Makgabo H Tsiri ( International Relations, National Department of Energy, South Africa).