L&T Commissions First Indigenously Manufactured Hydrogen Electrolyser At Hazira

Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has achieved a major achievement in the field of clean energy by commissioning First domestically manufactured electrolyzer at green hydrogen plant in Hazira, Gujarat. This marks the entry of L&T Electrolyzers Limited into domestic electrolyzer manufacturing, reflecting the company’s dedication to pursuing sustainable energy solutions.

Advanced Electrolyzer Specifications

  • Boasts strong electrical potential of 1 MW, With the possibility of expansion up to 2 MW.
  • Capable of producing 200 Nm3/Hr hydrogenDemonstration of its efficiency and productivity.
  • Features Two Stacks and One Electrolyzer Processing Unit (EPU) ML-400, All manufactured and assembled locally, adhering to stringent international standards.

L&T Electrolyzers Limited: Leading the initiative

  • A newly established unit, L&T Electrolyzers Limited, has emerged as a leader in the manufacturing of pressurized alkaline electrolyzers.
  • Collaborates extensively with Indian vendors and suppliers, sets a high standard “Make in India” initiative and promoting indigenous technological capabilities.

Expansion Plans and Localization Strategy

  • Taking advantage of the opportunity, L&T Electrolyzers plans to leverage its upcoming giga-scale facility in Hazira to meet the growing demand for clean energy solutions.
  • By prioritizing localization efforts and implementing advanced automation, the company aims to enhance its competitiveness and ensure sustainability in its operations.

Leadership Perspective: Fostering Innovation and Foresight

  • Shri Subramaniam SarmaWhole-time Director and Senior EVP (Energy), L&T, underlined the transformative impact of the indigenously manufactured electrolyzer, positioning L&T as a global leader in the clean energy sector.
  • Mr. Derek M ShahSenior VP and Head – Green Energy Business, L&T, emphasizes the profound importance of empowering the Indian supply chain and aligning it with the national vision of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’.

Government support and recognition

  • Adequate allocation of L&T Electrolyzers secured 300 MW/year capacity Under the prestigious Production Linked Incentive (PLI) initiative of National Green Hydrogen Mission.

Moving towards a future of clean energy production

  • In short, L&T’s milestone achievement in commissioning its indigenous electrolyzer is a significant moment in India’s journey towards a sustainable energy transition.
  • With an emphasis on local manufacturing and technological innovation, L&T Electrolyzers is set to play a decisive role in shaping the future of clean energy generation in the country.

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