Gensol Engineering Ltd,a key player in renewable energy and electric mobility, clinched the lowest bid for the Engineering, Procurement, and Commissioning (EPC) contract of a pioneering green hydrogen-based mobility station in Kargil, Ladakh. Collaborating with Matrix Gas & Renewables Ltd. (Matrix), Gensol showcased its technical and commercial proficiency to secure this project facilitated by the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation Ltd. (NHPC). The initiative aligns with the government’s push towards green hydrogen energy goals.
Gensol will develop a 500-kW solar power project, feeding energy to the hydrogen refueling station. Meanwhile, Matrix, a leading natural gas aggregator and hydrogen infrastructure developer, will manage the EPC of dual electrolysers, each with a 30 NM3 capacity. Their scope includes the entire balance of plant EPC, covering the installation, storage, and dispensing facilities for the green hydrogen system, alongside necessary civil and electrical infrastructure in Ladakh.
This groundbreaking venture, unprecedented in India, encompasses the full green hydrogen supply chain. Gensol commits to achieving a minimum green hydrogen purity of 99.97%, aiming to complete the project within 12 months from the work order issuance.
Winning the NHPC project elevates Gensol and Matrix’s market position, enhancing their technical expertise and opening doors for further collaboration in renewable energy. Both companies share common promoters and plan to continue their collaboration in the Green Hydrogen domain, leveraging each entity’s skill set.
Ali Imran Naqvi, CEO-BD & Project Management at Gensol Engineering Ltd., highlighted how their collaboration with NHPC solidifies their reputation, paving the way for more opportunities and partnerships in the green hydrogen sector. This victory is set to fortify Gensol’s market presence, enhance technical capabilities, and foster growth in renewable energy.
Chirag Kotecha, Whole-time Director of Matrix Gas and Renewables Limited, emphasized their commitment to meeting the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) objectives. He underscored the forthcoming Green Hydrogen-based mobility station as a pivotal step in establishing green hydrogen’s technical and commercial viability. This initiative’s success could lead to larger-scale projects, significantly impacting India’s energy security. Positioned strategically within the green hydrogen supply chain, Matrix Gas and Renewables aims to offer efficient and economically viable solutions across the diverse Indian market.