Author: GREENSTAT HYDROGEN SRI LANKA PRIVATE LIMITED

India projects and People deployed to Sri Lanka
TIDCO Preliminary Evaluation Study And Pre-feasibility Study of Potential Investments Into Green Hydrogen Cluster In Tamil Nadu
JK Lakshmi Feasibility Study for a Large Cement manufacturing Unit and complete study for Scope 1 ,2 and Scope 3 Emissions and Green Hydrogen solutions for Mobility application in Phase 1
LNJ Bhilwara Feasibility Study for Solar project and Green Hydrogen production plant
ABC CT Development of Port Based Green Hydrogen Hub in Andhra Pradesh including Feasibility study and Knowledge Partner
Project 17 Development of Solar energy based Green Hydrogen Project for retail supply
Project UP Development of RE based Green Hydrogen production facility and blending into Natural Gas pipeline
Peenya Gas Development of Green Hydrogen Project based on Solar energy and supply of Gas to Retail customers
COE COE in collaboration with IIT Delhi, Sri Ram Institute and Ionian Oil Corporation
Electolyser MOUs with PSU as Knowledge Partner for manufacturing of Electrolysers in India
Kajaria Ceramics Feasibility study and Knowledge partner in Green Hydrogen Production for blending with Natural gas and use in Kilns
SAF MOU with SkyNRG an Amsterdam based Sustainable Aviation Production Company
PTC India Limited MOU with PTC India Limited for RE Aggregation and Project development

 

Sri Lanka – Highly experienced and dedicated green energy team- Management Team

(India and Norway team assisting Sri Lanka)

Chief Executive
Viswanath A

Graduate electrical Engineer by profession with around 40 years of experience in Operations , Strategy and execution of Large projects including RE Projects. Worked in NTPC, PTC India Ltd, Capital Fortunes Ltd, GMR Ltd, (Aviation Sector) & KPMG.

Junior Hydrogen Advisor
Prethika Murugesan

Green technologist, with experience in remediation and EHS projects, safety and risk assessment along with a diploma in business and management.
She wants to enable change and work in the renewable energy domain.

DGM –Projects & Advisory
Niketa Singh

Electrical Engineer with an MBA in Power Management .11 Years experience in Renewable Energy Projects (Wind, Solar and Pumped Hydro Storage Projects),Battery Energy Storage and other Low carbon emission technologies. She has experience in Project development and Investment Banking

R&D Coordinator & Project Manager Hydrogen, Asia
Oda Marie Ellefsen

She holds an MSc in Materials Science from NTNU in Trondheim. She has specialized in functional materials for energy technologies and advanced ceramic materials. With a background from corporate R&D as project manager, she now coordinates the Greenstat RD&I portfolio along with hydrogen projects in India and Sri Lanka

Industries/ Organizations 

Feasibility Studies

BOO Projects

MOU’s

National Hydrogen Roadmap

Greenstat Hydrogen Sri Lanka has developed the National Hydrogen Roadmap for Sri Lanka in close collaboration with the Petroleum Development Authority of Sri Lanka (PDASL). Leveraging our extensive experience in policy and advisory roles gained in Norway and India, we have constructed a comprehensive roadmap that forms the foundation and framework for the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy and ultimately to a zero-emission society.

The National Hydrogen Roadmap is a strategic document that outlines the steps and actions required to enable the widespread adoption of hydrogen as a clean and sustainable energy source in Sri Lanka. It serves as a guide for policymakers, stakeholders, and industry players involved in the energy transition.

The roadmap encompasses a range of key elements and considerations, including:

  1. Policy Framework: We have identified and developed a robust policy framework that supports the integration of hydrogen technologies into the existing energy infrastructure of Sri Lanka. This framework outlines the necessary regulations, incentives, and support mechanisms required to promote the deployment and utilization of hydrogen across various sectors.
  2. Infrastructure Development: The roadmap highlights the need for developing hydrogen infrastructure, including production, storage, transportation, and distribution networks. We provide insights into the required investments, technological advancements, and collaborations necessary to establish a reliable and efficient hydrogen infrastructure across the country.
  3. Market Creation: We have analyzed market potential and identified sectors where hydrogen can have a significant impact, such as transportation, power generation, and industrial processes. The roadmap explores strategies to create a favorable market environment, including market incentives, public-private partnerships, and the development of hydrogen value chains.
  4. Research and Development: Recognizing the importance of ongoing research and development, the roadmap emphasizes the need for investment in innovation, technology development, and knowledge sharing and a COE-H It encourages collaboration between academia, industry, and research institutions to drive advancements in hydrogen technologies and their integration into Sri Lanka’s energy landscape.
  5. International Cooperation: The roadmap acknowledges the value of international cooperation in accelerating the hydrogen transition. It highlights opportunities for collaboration with global partners, knowledge exchange, and access to international best practices to ensure a successful and effective implementation of hydrogen initiatives in Sri Lanka.

Overall, the National Hydrogen Roadmap provides a clear and actionable plan for Sri Lanka’s transition to a sustainable, hydrogen-based economy. It offers guidance on policy, infrastructure, market development, research, and international collaboration, paving the way for a greener and more prosperous future.

Greenstat Hydrogen Sri Lanka is committed to driving the implementation of this roadmap and working closely with stakeholders to realize Sri Lanka’s vision of a zero-emission society.

 

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Greenstat Hydrogen Feasibility Study in Sri Lanka

Greenstat Hydrogen Sri Lanka is embarking on a significant project aimed at conducting a comprehensive feasibility study on the applications and adoptability of Green Hydrogen in Sri Lanka. This study is aligned with the objectives outlined in the National Hydrogen Roadmap and serves as a crucial step towards realizing Sri Lanka’s sustainable energy goals.

The National Feasibility Study conducted by Greenstat will encompass various essential aspects of hydrogen implementation, ensuring a holistic understanding of the potential of Green Hydrogen in Sri Lanka. The study will explore social, environmental, economic, and technical dimensions, providing valuable insights into the feasibility, viability, and impact of incorporating Green Hydrogen into the country’s energy landscape.

One of the key objectives of the feasibility study is to assess the social and environmental implications of Green Hydrogen adoption. Greenstat will examine the potential benefits and challenges associated with the utilization of Green Hydrogen, including its impact on local communities, job creation, and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. The study will also address any potential environmental risks and devise mitigation strategies to ensure the safe and sustainable implementation of Green Hydrogen projects.

In addition to the social and environmental aspects, the feasibility study will thoroughly analyze the policy and regulatory landscape in Sri Lanka. Greenstat aims to identify any necessary amendments or frameworks that need to be put in place to facilitate the seamless integration of Green Hydrogen technologies. By working closely with relevant government agencies, regulatory bodies, and policymakers, Greenstat will provide recommendations for fostering an enabling environment for the development and deployment of Green Hydrogen projects.

Furthermore, the feasibility study will culminate in the identification of pilot projects that align with international safety standards. Greenstat, in collaboration with key private sector players in Sri Lanka, will execute these pilot projects. These projects will serve as practical demonstrations of the feasibility and viability of Green Hydrogen applications in various sectors, showcasing the potential of this clean energy source to drive sustainable development and economic growth in Sri Lanka.

Greenstat is proud to announce that we have received a grant from USAID in support of this initiative in Sri Lanka. This grant signifies the recognition and credibility of Greenstat’s work in the field of sustainable energy and further validates our commitment to fostering a greener future in Sri Lanka.

By conducting this comprehensive feasibility study, Greenstat Hydrogen Sri Lanka aims to provide valuable insights and recommendations that will guide the successful implementation of Green Hydrogen projects in the country. We are excited to collaborate with stakeholders and contribute to Sri Lanka’s sustainable energy transition.

Greenstat Hydrogen India Pvt Ltd And KPF Green Hydrogen & Ammonia Technology Pvt Ltd Partner In Green Energy To Contribute To Indian Economy’s Decarbonation

Navi Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 25 (ANI/PNN): KPF Green Hydrogen and Ammonia Technology Private Limited Group and Greenstat Hydrogen India Private Limited have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today for collaboration on various “Green Hydrogen & Ammonia” projects. The MoU aims at building a closer strategic partnership between the two companies by jointly exploring business opportunities in Green Hydrogen & Ammonia. The MoU was signed between Faruk Patel (Chairman – KP Group) and Sturle Pedersen (Chairman of the Board – Greenstat Hydrogen India PVT LTD).

Under this partnership, the companies will develop green Hydrogen & Ammonia solutions, to provide a long-term supply of Green Hydrogen/Ammonia to industrial and commercial customers in India. An initial pilot project will be launched in Gujarat.

This partnership supports the National Hydrogen Mission to achieve India’s Climate targets & making India a Green Hydrogen Hub. There were other dignitaries present at the occasion including the Chairman and Managing Director of KP Group Faruk Patel and Sturle Pedersen (Chairman of the Board – Greenstat Hydrogen India PVT LTD).

PTC India and Greenstat To Collaborate On Green Hydrogen Projects

PTC India Ltd has entered into an MOU with Greenstat Hydrogen India Pvt Ltd (GHIPL) for the purpose of “joint developing green hydrogen solutions to Indian power market beneficiaries”.

This MoU will see both PTC India and Greenstat (a subsidiary to Norwegian Energy Company Greenstat ASA), work together towards the development of green hydrogen projects in India.

These areas include feasibility studies, project management services and/or projects for green hydrogen solutions to Indian beneficiaries.

GHIPL and PTC will work together to identify opportunities for the development of a Centre of Excellence in India for facilitation of green hydrogen.

“Green Hydrogen has enormous potential to meet future energy demand and support the transition towards a Net Zero economy.”

According to Dr. Rajib Kumar Mishra (CMD, PTC India), this association would allow PTC and Greenstat to play an important part in India’s adoption of Green Hydrogen.

Sturle Pedersen (chairman of Greenstat Hydrogen India) said “There’s good synergy with Greenstat India. Greenstat is looking forward to a long-term, fruitful partnership with PTC. Together we believe that many innovative initiatives and green hydrogen will be put into place to make the transition from fossil energy to renewable energy a success. We believe that India will be able to fulfill its net-zero commitments by collaborating with our companies and implement the “Panchamrit,” or “five elixirs” strategy.

Ayana and Greenstat Hydrogen Enter into MOU to Support India’s Hydrogen Mission

Ayana, a renewable energy platform majority controlled by National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF), focuses on development of utility scale renewable projects in India. Its vision is to be the lowest cost renewable energy producer which utilizes technology to maximize value creation.

The Government of India announced in the Union Budget 2021, its plan to launch the National Hydrogen Mission.

The collaboration between Ayana and Greenstat will accelerate the development of an Indian ecosystem for green hydrogen initiatives. The MOU brings together the development and operating expertise of Ayana in India, along with the technical expertise of the Greenstat Group.

Speaking on the partnership, Mr. Shivanand Nimbargi, Managing Director and CEO, Ayana Renewable Power says “Ayana is delighted to partner with Greenstat to accelerate the production of green hydrogen in India. For India, Hydrogen presents a great potential opportunity as it will decrease reliance on fossil fuels and focus on sustainable sources of energy. We anticipate that our initiatives will support the National Hydrogen Mission, to fast-track India’s decarbonization of grid and providing energy storage solutions for industrial sector, and transportation sector over the next few years.”

“Leading a broad representation of Norwegian cutting-edge expertise within the hydrogen sector, we are thrilled to be a part of this exciting journey together with Ayana Power, the Indian industry, R&D institutes and the Indian government” said Sturle Pedersen, Chairman, Greenstat Hydrogen India.

He further said, Hydrogen is already a dominant part of the energy value chain world-wide; the challenge now is to revert the energy ecosystem back into its natural evolution. Renewable energy must replace fossil fuels, to preserve our habitat, and to preserve our mobility. Hydrogen is the natural energy carrier representing a vital part of the sustainable energy solution together with sustainable battery manufacturing.

We look forward to learning from our partners and sharing our knowledge with great gratitude to our partners, he added.

Ayana Renewable Power partners with Greenstat Hydrogen India to develop green hydrogen projects

Ayana Renewable Power and Greenstat Hydrogen India have collaborated for the development of green hydrogen projects powered by renewable energy in India. The first pilot project will come up in Karnataka.

“National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) backed Ayana Renewable Power (Ayana) and Norway-based Greenstat ASA’s subsidiary Greenstat Hydrogen India, have entered into a Joint Development Agreement for development of green hydrogen projects powered by renewable energy in India ..

Shivanand Nimbargi, the CEO & MD of Ayana, said, “By 2050, India aims to produce three-fourths of its hydrogen from renewable energy source. Ayana and Greenstat being specialists in their respective domains, carry the right expertise to facilitate this growth.”

Sturle Pedersen, Chairman of Greenstat Hydrogen India, said the cooperation between the companies is likely to have significant contribution to the green shift.

IESA partners Norway’s Greenstat to support India’s hydrogen mission

India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) and Greenstat Hydrogen India will collaborate on establishing a Norwegian Centre of Excellence on Hydrogen in India and supporting the development of green hydrogen technologies.

India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) and Greenstat Hydrogen India, a Norwegian energy organization, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for two years to accelerate the hydrogen technology development in India. The two partners will collaborate on establishing a Norwegian Centre of Excellence on Hydrogen in India and the development of green hydrogen technologies in India.

In the Union Budget 2021, India’s government announced its plan to launch a National Hydrogen Mission. The draft mission is likely in the next two months.

For the financial year 2021-22, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has been allotted INR 25 crore for research and development (R&D) in hydrogen.

Once the draft of the mission is in place, it will be floated for public consultation. There will be five focus areas, including R&D, demand creation, industry application, eco-system creation (including policies) and bringing industry on board along with international partnerships.

In these five areas, demand creation will focus on the niche products that can be taken up and effective use of the fuel in trucks and buses. In the industrial sector, the government is looking at hydrogen as a replacement for coke in the steel industry and making use of the fuel in the fertilizer sector. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has indicated that by 2025-26, the industrial sector will be one of the major hydrogen recipients.

Debi Prasad Dash, Executive Director, India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) said hydrogen presents a potential opportunity for India to decrease reliance on oil imports and focus on alternate energy sources. In line with the industry needs, IESA launched the MIGHT (Mobility and Infrastructure with Green Hydrogen Technology) initiative in 2020 for supporting policies to enable use of green hydrogen in both stationery and mobility sector.

“We anticipate that advanced chemistry cell battery manufacturing mission and hydrogen mission together can enable India to fast-track decarbonization of grid, industrial sector, and transportation sector in the coming decade,” he added.

Sturle Pedersen, Chairman, Greenstat Hydrogen India, said, “Leading a broad representation of Norwegian cutting-edge expertise within the hydrogen sector, we are thrilled to be a part of this exciting journey together with IESA, the Indian industry, R&D institutes and the Indian government. Hydrogen is already a dominant part of the energy value chain world-wide. The challenge now is to revert the energy ecosystem back into its natural evolution. Renewable energy must replace fossil fuels, to preserve our habitat, and to preserve our mobility. Hydrogen is the natural energy carrier representing a vital part of the sustainable energy solution together with sustainable battery manufacturing.”

Since 2012, IESA has been working to help address enabling policy framework for all forms of
energy storage technologies for both stationary and emobility applications. It worked to include hydrogen as part of the National Energy Storage Mission developed for the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy in 2018.

MEZCLAR’23

An industry linkage event was hosted by the Engineering Faculty of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura with the aim of bridging the gap between Industry and Academia. The event took place on the 31st of March 2023 at Marino Beach Colombo.

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