• Petroleum Secy Inaugurates GAIL’s 10 MW Green Hydrogen Plant

    n May 25th, Mr. Pankaj Jain (1987-batch IAS officer), the incumbent Petroleum Secretary of India, inaugurated the state-of-the-art Green hydrogen plant at GAIL Vijaipur in Madhya Pradesh, as a testament to the union’s National Green Hydrogen Mission (NHM). Present at the event were GAIL Chairman and Managing Director (CMD), Mr. Sandeep Gupta, Director (Projects), Mr. Deepak Gupta, Director (Human Resources), and Mr. Ayush Gupta, among other senior officials.

    The Maharatna PSU GAIL’s Green Hydrogen Plant has a capacity of producing 4.3 TPD of Hydrogen, through 10MW PEM (Proton Exchange Membrane) Electrolyzer units, by electrolysis of water using renewable power.

    The purity of hydrogen from this plant shall be 99.999% (by volume.) and will be produced at a pressure of 30 Kg/cm2. The hydrogen thus produced from this unit shall be used as a fuel along with natural Gas for captive purposes in the various processes and equipment running in the existing plant at Vijaipur, after which it shall be dispensed to retail customers in the nearby geographies, transported through high-pressure cascades.

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