L&T forms Green Energy Council


Larsen & Toubro (L&T), an Indian multinational engaged in infrastructure, hi-tech manufacturing, and services, announced the formation of L&T Green Energy Council, a think-tank comprising eminent thought leaders, in a significant step towards building a global green energy business.

The council will identify technology trends in green energy, analyze the evolving global policy developments, evaluate emerging business models, and advise on collaborations.

” This council will serve as a powerhouse of expertise and strategic guidance as we strengthen our commitment to building a world-class green energy business. With our country aiming to achieve energy independence by 2047 and reach Net Zero by 2070, we are confident in our ability to significantly contribute to India’s transition towards a sustainable and carbon-neutral future,” said S.N. Subrahmanyan, CEO and MD of L&T.

The L&T Green Energy Council comprises Eicke R. Weber, who currently serves as the co-president of the European Solar Manufacturing Council and is also the President of the German Energy Storage Association; Bart Biebuyck, former executive director of the Clean Hydrogen Partnership, a public-private partnership between the European Commission, Hydrogen Europe, and Hydrogen Europe Research; Christopher Hebling, director of Hydrogen Technologies at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE; Patrice Simon, a distinguished professor at the Université Paul Sabatier, who also leads the French program on batteries for CNRS.

L&T targets carbon neutrality by 2040 and has already embarked on initiatives encompassing green hydrogen project development/EPC, electrolyzer manufacturing, and battery cell manufacturing.

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