New Delhi, January 27, 2024: Renewable energy player Advait Infratech Limited, inaugurated a 300 kW Green Hydrogen Production plant and 70 kWh PEM Fuel Cell at the THDC India Limited (THDCIL) office complex in Rishikesh. The development represents a significant leap forward in India’s pursuit of sustainable energy solutions.

The project, initiated on January 5th, was executed with remarkable efficiency and it’s inauguration on January 26th marked a historic moment not only for Advait but also for the region and the renewable energy industry at large.

Key Features of the Hydrogen Plant

Advait’s microgrid system incorporates a 300 kWh Alkaline Electrolyser, capable of generating 50 kg of high-purity hydrogen during daylight hours. This hydrogen is stored in a state-of-the-art 24m3 storage tank, pressurized at 30 bar, ensuring its availability when needed. During nighttime, the stored hydrogen seamlessly powers a 70 kWh fuel cell, feeding energy into THDC’s grid and contributing to a more stable and sustainable power supply.

In a joint statement, Shalin Sheth, Director of Advait Infratech, said “The inauguration of this cutting-edge hydrogen plant marks a big moment in our commitment to environmental sustainability and innovation. Our team’s dedication and expertise have made this achievement possible, and we believe it sets a precedent for the renewable energy industry.”

“The Rishikesh hydrogen plant not only showcases Advait’s commitment to clean energy but also serves as an inspiration to others in the industry. It stands as a symbol of the company’s vision to promote sustainable practices and reduce the environmental impact of energy generation.” added Mallikarjuna. B, CEO of Advait Greenergy Pvt Ltd.

The company looks forward to continued collaboration and success in implementing innovative and eco-friendly solutions that benefit society and the planet.

In addition to the Rishikesh project, Advait Infratech Limited is expanding its green initiatives further which includes the establishment of an electrolyser & fuel cell local manufacturing facility in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. It is also eligible for the government’s Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme with a capacity allocation of 100 MW electrolyser. This initiative aligns with Advait’s ongoing commitment to integrating innovation and government initiatives for a cleaner and more sustainable environment.

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