India will host a two-day summit on green hydrogen initiatives on June 22, 2021 involving the BRICS nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa). The high level event will provide a platform to share respective green hydrogen initiatives of different countries and views on how to take it to the next level. The online event will be held via a video conference and will conclude on June 23, 2021. The event will be anchored by Indian state-owned utility NTPC Limited.

The aim of the event is to bring the best brains, policy makers and major stakeholders from the BRICS nations deliberating and discussing at length the future of hydrogen in the energy mix.

On the first day, the representatives from each country will be sharing respective initiatives undertaken by their countries on utilisation of hydrogen and their future plans. The speakers will also share the relevance of different technologies developed on hydrogen and its priorities for their country.

On the second day, panel discussions will be held on ideas regarding integration of hydrogen in overall energy policy framework by different countries. The discussions will include on topics related to financing options for the emerging green hydrogen technologies and the institutional support needed to create the requisite ecosystem for the technology to flourish.