The global power solutions provider revealed it would provide technology for Tecnimont Private Limited (TCMPL), Maire Tecnimont’s Indian subsidiary to build what the companies are calling one of country’s ‘largest’ PEM electrolyser to power GAIL Green Hydrogen.
Set to be installed in Vijaipur, Madhya Pradesh, India, the 10MW Cummins electrolyser is anticipated to produce approximately 4.3 tonnes of green hydrogen per day.
Commenting on the Indian plans, Ashwath Ram, Managing Director of Cummins India, said the company is deeply aligned in helping India achieve its National Hydrogen Mission goals, which set out to see the nation become a hydrogen powerhouse.
Ram said, “We are deeply aligned with India’s National Hydrogen Mission to pave the path toward zero-emissions and support the transition to decarbonised power. The GAIL Green Hydrogen production project based on our PEM electrolyser technology is a first of its kind and will pave the way for many such projects in the future.”
The Indian project announcement comes shortly after a succession of plans revealed by Cummins to scale-up its electrolyser manufacturing capabilities, with plans to expands its capacity at its plant in Belgium to 1GW, and to build a 500MW plant in Minnesota, US.
Speaking to H2 View in an exclusive interview earlier this year (2022), Alex Savelli, Managing Director, Hydrogen Technologies – Americas at Cummins, said the company saw hydrogen as the biggest are growth opportunity across all of its businesses.
Savelli, said, “We are very excited about what’s happening in the hydrogen space. We view this as probably the single largest growth opportunity across all Cummins businesses. And we’re ready to play our role on scaling up and delivering on the hydrogen promise.”
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