NTPC Renewable Energy has signed an MoU with Indian Army for the implementation of Green Hydrogen projects in army establishments.
NTPC REL will be setting up Green Hydrogen projects in its establishments on Build, Own and Operate (BOO) model. The intent is to reduce complex logistics, dependence on fossil fuels and to accelerate decarbonisation.
Various locations of Indian Army are powered through DG sets in off-grid locations. NTPC REL will design, develop, and install renewable energy projects and Hydrogen Energy Storage System in a phased manner.
NTPC REL is a subsidiary of NTPC Limited and currently it has a portfolio of 3.6 GW RE capacity under construction. NTPC Group has plans of 60 GW of RE capacity by the year 2032 and currently it has 3.2 GW of installed RE capacity.
NTPC has taken several initiatives in the Hydrogen technologies and commissioned Hydrogen blending with Piped Natural Gas project at Gujarat and currently executing hydrogen-based mobility project (in Ladakh and Delhi) and green methanol project in Madhya Pradesh.