Braithwaite developed India’s first Container to transport Green Hydrogen

The 40ft x 8ft x 9.6ft Insulated and Ventilated Container is designed and manufactured for the process of electrolysis of water splitting into Hydrogen & Oxygen using electricity generated from renewable sources like solar and wind.

Braithwaite developed India’s first Container to transport Green Hydrogen

Kolkata: Braithwaite & Co. Limited (BCL), a Miniratna-1 CPSU under the Ministry of Railways is moving towards becoming a Container Manufacturing Hub of the Country. Continuing ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ & ‘Make in India’ programmes of the Government of India, BCL has developed India’s first Container to carry Green Hydrogen Equipment.

The 40ft x 8ft x 9.6ft Insulated and Ventilated Container is designed and manufactured for the process of electrolysis of water splitting into Hydrogen & Oxygen using electricity generated from renewable sources like solar and wind. This type of Special & Customized Container is first of its kind in India. After successful installation, commissioning and testing, BCL is expecting more orders from different sectors and industry houses. 

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This Container is different from normal ISO Containers & it has 9 doors, 7 ventilators. It is equipped with Stack Arrangement Unit, Cooling Unit, Water Treatment Plant, Air-Cooler, Rectifier, Hydrogen Purification Unit, Electrical Cabinet & Exhaust Fan. The product Hydrogen will be purified through purification unit- Air cooler/ Cooling Unit (Chiller Unit) to be installed on the roof.

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Highlighting this major accomplishment, Chairman & Managing Director Md. Asad Alam said, ‘BCL has developed the country's first Green Hydrogen Container and this is a proud moment for all of us. After successful testing and commissioning, BCL expects to get a large number of orders from different sectors/ Industry houses in India and abroad. Earlier these containers were imported from Sweden, but with indigenous design and development it will be very cost effective for the logistics sector.’ 

A leading hydrogen technology company GreenH Electrolysis Pvt. Ltd., Gurugram in joint venture with H2B2 Electrolysis Technology- Spain/Germany placed the order to BCL.

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