The National Council for Hydrogen Energy was Indian, National Hydrogen Energy Board has clarified the projects, production, storage, distribution and use of hydrogen, the first phase of a Hydrogen Energy Program. This program will 4,5 billion rupees (around € 82 million) over three years.
Concurrently, the public funding of research proven collaborations with the private sector as including Tata Sons, Mahindra & Mahindra and the Confederation of Indian Industry. SK Chopra, advisor to the Ministry of Non-Conventional Energy specifies that the hydrogen will be used rapidly in the transport sector. Indeed, in 2005, the Indian petroleum company, Indian Oil Corporation, will launch for public transport, Hyathane, a mixture has 10% of hydrogen with natural gas currently used compresses, and here 2006 30% was a mixture is planned.
Sources: The Hindu, 16 / 09 / 2004
Editor: ROBIC Erwan