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Cochin International Airport Inks Pact with BPCL for Green Hydrogen Plant

Cochin International Airport Ltd. (CIAL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (BPCL) for setting up a 1 MW Green Hydrogen plant at Kochi airport. This will be BPCL’s first Green Hydrogen plant inside an airport complex and will be developed at a cost of about Rs. 30 crore.

As per the agreement, BPCL will set-up the plant, a fuelling station, provide technology and manage the operations while CIAL will provide suitable land, water and renewable energy resources. This upcoming plant is expected to generate about 220 Kg of Green Hydrogen per day which will be utilised for powering vehicles within the airport.

This Green Hydrogen project is expected to be completed in 2025.