MNRE and IRENA ink agreement for renewables and hydrogen push

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has signed a strategic partnership agreement with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to further strengthen its collaboration in the fields of renewable energy and hydrogen.

Under the partnership, IRENA will facilitate knowledge-sharing from India on scaling up renewable energy and clean energy technologies, and the development of domestic green hydrogen. They will work closely to assess the potential role green hydrogen can play both as an enabler of the green energy transition in India and as a new source of national energy exports. Notably, India has started the process for launching a National Green Hydrogen Mission to enable a cost-competitive green hydrogen production, storage, distribution, and application technologies.