According to Power Minister, Aroop Biswas, the West Bengal government plans to establish a green hydrogen plant at Durgapur. The central government has identified the state as a potential location for its production.
Biswas, speaking at the ABP Group-organized INFOCOM 2022 Saturday evening, stated that nearly Rs 11,900 crore has been invested in the power sector as part of the Centre’s Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme (RDSS).
He said that the Union government had recently identified West Bengal as an area for ammonia and green hydrogen manufacturing zones. The West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited, (WBPDCL), is currently planning to build a pilot plant at Durgapur.