EU envoy to India calls for green hydrogen cooperation
Asserting that New Delhi's role in green hydrogen is important, Ugo Astuto, Ambassador of the European Union to India and Bhutan has said that both India and the EU need to work together for a green future.
"India's role in green hydrogen is very important. We need to work together for a green future. We are both massively investing in renewables. It's already happening and it'll be fast," Ugo Astuto said during an event in Delhi this week. A panel discussion was held here on 'India-EU Cooperation in Green Hydrogen: Towards Sustainable Energy Transition'. The panel said that Cooperation with the EU is very valuable to scale up production and utilisation of Green Hydrogen in India.
The Ambassador of the European Union highlighted the potential of the India-EU partnership in Green Hydrogen and collective action on climate change mitigation.
"Glad to participate in this seminar organised by RIS. The potential of EU-India cooperation in Green Hydrogen is very significant!" he said.
Vandana Kumar, Additional Secretary Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) addressed the conclave on India-EU Connectivity Partnership cooperation on Green Hydrogen and highlighted India's mega renewable energy transition efforts and practical agenda on India-EU cooperation.
"Cooperation with EU is very valuable to scale up production and utilization of Green Hydrogen. Partnership in Technology innovation and regulation crucial to harness Green Hydrogen potential for energy transition," said Vandana Kumar.