Q. Recently India set up its first Green Hydrogen Mobility Project. In which of the following locations the plant is going to be set up?

[A] Ladakh

[B] Spiti valley

[C] Coorg

[D] Girnar

Answer: A

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.