Future of Hydrogen Fuel - A Potential Contribution in India

Authors(1) :-Mayur Ishwardas Dhobale

Negative environmental consequences of fossil fuels and concerns about petroleum supplies have spurred the search for renewable transportation alternative fuels. In India, Domestic demand for crude oil and import bill for the same moved up by 13 times in last 20 years. In 2020, India's dependency on oil imports is projected to go beyond 90% from 80% at current level. It is high time to shift for alternate fuels like Hydrogen. The use of hydrogen as an alternative fuel can significantly minimize the dependency of importing crude oil in India also increasing fuel prices will come down and it is a win-win situation for all stakeholders. Hydrogen is an attractive alternative fuel because it is produced from renewable resources, thereby providing the potential to reduce particulate emissions in compression–ignition engines. This paper explains hydrogen as a fuel along with its properties and production techniques. It is the need of hour that hydrogen friendly policies should be framed and hydrogen production is encouraged.

Authors and Affiliations

Mayur Ishwardas Dhobale
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Bapurao Deshmukh College Engineering, Sewagram, Nagpur University, Maharashtra, India

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 4 | July-August 2016
Date of Publication : 2016-08-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 657-663
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET1624149
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

Cite This Article :

Mayur Ishwardas Dhobale, " Future of Hydrogen Fuel - A Potential Contribution in India, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 2, Issue 4, pp.657-663, July-August-2016.
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET1624149

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