NTPC renewable arm to set up India’s first green hydrogen mobility project in Leh

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NTPC Renewable Energy Ltd has signed a MoU with the Union Territory of Ladakh to set up India’s First Green Hydrogen Mobility Project in Ladakh Region.

Note: Green Hydrogen is clean hydrogen generated by using renewable energy such as solar power and wind energy. The by-products are water and water vapor.

About India’s First Green Hydrogen Mobility Project:

  • The Green Hydrogen Mobility Project will enable NTPC to help Ladakh in developing a carbon-free economy based on renewable sources and green hydrogen.
  • Features: As part of the project, NTPC has planned to ply 5 hydrogen buses in the Ladakh region. The company will also be setting up a solar plant and a green hydrogen generation unit in Leh.
  • Significance: This project will put Leh as the first city in the country to implement a green hydrogen-based mobility project.
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