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NTPC Plans to Blend Green Hydrogen in PNG Network of Gujarat Gas

NTPC has 69 GW of installed capacity and a diverse fuel mix. The company intends to build 60 GW of renewable energy capacity over the next decade and is currently executing several pilot projects in the green hydrogen space.

Shivam Dwivedi
Gujarat Gas Limited
Gujarat Gas Limited

NTPC announced plans to supply Green Hydrogen for blending in Gujarat Gas Ltd's (GGL) Piped Natural Gas (PNG) network at NTPC Kawas. Green hydrogen will be produced using electricity generated by NTPC Kawas' existing 1 MW floating solar project. This will be blended with PNG in a predetermined proportion and used for cooking purposes in NTPC Kawas Township.

"This hydrogen blending project at NTPC Kawas the country's first of its kind. It is a step toward decarbonization of the cooking sector and national self-sufficiency in energy," the company stated.

The initial percentage of hydrogen blending in PNG will be around 5%, and after successful completion, it will be increased further.

NTPC has 69 GW of installed capacity and a diverse fuel mix. The company intends to build 60 GW of renewable energy capacity over the next decade and is currently executing several pilot projects in the green hydrogen space.

GGL is India's largest City Gas Distribution (CGD) company, with operations in 43 districts across six states and one union territory.

About Gujarat Gas Limited:

Gujarat Gas Limited (GGL) is India's largest City Gas Distribution (CGD) Company by sales volume, with 27 CGD licenses spread across 43 districts in six states and one union territory, including Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab, and Madhya Pradesh, as well as the Union Territory of Dadra & Nagar Haveli.

GGL maintains its leadership position in the CGD industry in terms of size and scale of operation, with over 16.50 lakh households, over 13,500 commercial customers, 653 CNG stations, and close to 4,300 industrial units, and a natural gas pipeline network of over 32,000 kilometres. The total gas volume flowed by the company is close to 11.40 mmscmd.

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