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Future of Hydrogen Fuel - A Potential Contribution in India


Mayur Ishwardas Dhobale
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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.

Mayur Ishwardas Dhobale

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 4 | July-August - 2016
Date of Publication Print ISSN Online ISSN
2016-08-30 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
657-663 IJSRSET1624149   Technoscience Academy

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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.
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