24 June 2021
NTPC Ltd, India’s largest energy integrated company anchored a two day BRICS Green Hydrogen Summit.
The online event saw leading experts from Russia, Brazil, India, China, South Africa (BRICS). These countries shared their insights and professional views on the subject as well as the latest developments going on in their countries in the area of green hydrogen.
The keynote speakers from BRICS virtual summit were, Mr. Kovalev Andrey (Russian Energy Agency, Russia), Ms. Agnes M da Costa (Ministry of Mines & Energy, Brazil), Dr. Prakash Chandra Maithani, (Scientist G, MNRE, Government of India), Ms. Fu Tianyi (National Energy Administration of China), Mr. Makgabo H Tsiri ( International Relations, National Department of Energy, South Africa).
Shri Alok Kumar, Secretary Ministry of Power, in his keynote address said, “Government and industry must work together to ensure existing regulations are not an unnecessary barrier to investment. Trade will benefit from common international standards for the safety of transporting and storing large volumes of hydrogen and having appropriate certificates of origin. BRICS countries could work together on these aspects.