Hydrogen Fuel Current Affairs - 2020

What are the New Evaluation Standards for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles?

The Central Government  has notified the standards for safety evaluation for hydrogen fuel-cell based vehicles on September 24, 2020. Notification was issued by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways and notified that the Standards for safety evaluation of vehicles being propelled by the Hydrogen Fuel Cells. This has been done by bringing an amendment Read More…

Significance of the Launch World’s first Commercial Hydrogen Aircraft by 2035

The aviation company Airbus launched three concepts for the first zero emission commercial aircraft or the Hydrogen Aircraft on September 21, 2020. The aircrafts would be operational by 2035. Key facts The hydrogen aircraft will be designed and created by airbus and is the first commercial hydrogen powered aircraft. Airbus has introduced three concepts for Read More…

What are Hydrogen Energy, its Applications and Development Targets set by GOI?

The Government of India has planned to set a target to generate 175 gigawatts of renewable energy by 2022. However, hydrogen has not been included in the renewable energy future plan. The targets include to attain 100 Watts of solar power energy, 60 gigawatts of wind energy, 10 GW biofuels energy and 5 gigawatts of Read More…

CeNS: Low cost Catalyst for Hydrogen Generation

The scientists and researchers at the Centre for Nano and Soft Matter Sciences operating under Department of Science and Technology have invented a low cost effective way to generate hydrogen from water using Molybdenum dioxide. Key Findings of the Study The study says that Molybdenum dioxide can act as efficient catalyst to reduce energy used Read More…

Hydrogen Fuel Bus and car launched by NTPC

The National Thermal Power Corporation recently launched ten Hydrogen Fuel Cell based buses and 10 similar electric cars. Highlights The buses and cars were launched in New Delhi and Leh. Similar proposal is under implementation in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Other initiatives of NTPC NTPC has been taking several such initiatives to provide e-mobility solution Read More…