Green hydrogen-based engine, power plant to come up by 2025: Wartsila CEO

'Renewables is an affordable way to drive forward electricity generation in India but not even in India is the sun shining or wind blowing everyday'

Subhayan Chakraborty New Delhi
Håkan Agnevall

Håkan Agnevall, President & CEO, Wärtsilä Corporation

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Finland-based global energy tech company Wärtsilä Corporation, which provides power solutions to the electricity and marine sectors in more than 80 countries, is betting big on India for its energy management system. This comes as more renewable energy is connected to the grid. President and chief executive officer (CEO) Håkan Agnevall tells Subhayan Chakraborty that the company will come out with an engine concept running on 100 per cent ammonia in 2023 for the marine sector. Edited excerpts:
What are your plans on green hydrogen?
We have a saying “green is not black or white” since there is no single solution. For energy transition, there is a need for different technologies. Green hydrogen is one of them. But to get there, first we need purely renewable sources of producing that. Scaling up the current pilot projects producing green hydrogen to a significant level

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First Published: Apr 22 2023 | 7:19 PM IST

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