India advocates for global collaboration on CCUS, green hydrogen at World Energy Congress

India’s Power Secretary Pankaj Agarwal outlined India's proactive measures towards ambitious renewable energy targets following the COP28 UN Climate Change Conference.

April 30, 2024

He emphasized the importance of CCUS and green hydrogen in India's energy strategy to reduce carbon emissions and progress towards sustainability

He urged global partnerships to facilitate technological transfer and financial support, especially for developing countries, to accelerate energy transition efforts

Agarwal's remarks were part of broader discussions on energy innovation and collaboration involving leaders from various countries and organizations

The congress, aims to highlight significant energy transition endeavours and encourage dialogue on interconnected energy systems

At the 26th World Energy Congress in Rotterdam, India’s Power Secretary Pankaj Agarwal underscored the country’s dedication to achieving carbon neutrality. He emphasized the critical role of integrating Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (CCUS) and green hydrogen technologies and advocated for increased international cooperation and advanced technology adoption to manage the global energy landscape effectively.

Agarwal outlined India’s proactive measures towards ambitious renewable energy targets following the COP28 UN Climate Change Conference. He emphasized the importance of CCUS and green hydrogen in India’s energy strategy to reduce carbon emissions and progress towards sustainability.

“Collaboration and innovation are essential for overcoming energy trilemma challenges of security, access, and sustainability,” Agarwal noted. He urged global partnerships to facilitate technological transfer and financial support, especially for developing countries, to accelerate energy transition efforts.

Agarwal’s remarks were part of broader discussions on energy innovation and collaboration involving leaders from various countries and organizations. The congress, themed ‘Redesigning Energy for People and Planet’, aims to highlight significant energy transition endeavours and encourage dialogue on interconnected energy systems amidst a turbulent global context.

Source: Economic Times

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