John Cockerill and Greenko Group have signed an agreement that will see John Cockerill supply 28 units of 5MW alkaline electrolysers for use in the construction of India’s largest green ammonia plan in Una, Himachal Pradesh, India.
The 300 Metric Tons Per Day plant, which is being developed in partnership by John Cockerill and Greenko ZeroC (GZC), a division of the Greenko Group, will be the largest green ammonia plant in India to date and will support the development of the nation’s large-scale green hydrogen production capacity.
The 28 5MW electrolyser units that will be constructed at the Una site will enable the production of 140MW of the purest (99.999%) high pressure alkaline electrolyser hydrogen. The plant is expected to be operational by June 24. The electrolysers are scheduled for delivery on March 24.
Utilizing the electrolysers will enable Greenko to attain the lowest Levelized Cost of Hydrogen (LCOH), a metric that shows how much it costs to manufacture one kilogram of green hydrogen, globally. This metric will be combined with Greenko’s lowest cost 24-hour renewable energy solutions.
The purchase of the electrolyser fits within the parameters of the strategic partnership contract that Greenko and John Cockerill signed in March 2022 to collaborate on initiatives that will advance the development of a green hydrogen ecosystem on the Indian subcontinent. As part of this deal, John Cockerill and Greenko are also working together to build a manufacturing facility for electrolysers in Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India, with an annual capacity of 2 gigawatts.