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Making green hydrogen work

India needs a more comprehensive approach

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Business Standard Editorial Comment Mumbai
India has made a start in clean hydrogen production, joining 30 other nations that are developing hydrogen strategies. A new green hydrogen and green ammonia policy envisages building a prominent role for clean fuels in the country’s fossil fuel-dominated energy mix. The policy offers some concessions on inter-state electricity transmission charges, something that some stakeholders say can halve the current costs of producing green hydrogen. Much of the policy, however, deals with ease of doing business, including grid connectivity, time-bound access to the grid, and single window clearances — things that are par for the course in developed countries. The

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First Published: Feb 21 2022 | 11:34 PM IST

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