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Global Conference On Compressed Biogas

Global Conference On Compressed Biogas:

The global Conference on Compressed Biogas is to be held in New Delhi soon.

  • Global Conference on Compressed Biogas is organized by the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas.
  • The theme of the conference is – Towards Progressive Policy Framework for a Robust CBG Foundation and Growth.
  • The objectives:-
    • to apprise the industry regarding the initiatives taken by the government of India for the development of compressed biogas industry and
    • to identify the areas where policy modifications are required.
  • India is dedicated to achieve a net zero target by 2070 and the government has taken several initiatives to reduce emissions.
  • Compressed Biogas (CBG) has higher calorific value and properties similar to CNG.
  • It can be utilized as alternative green renewable and can replace CNG in automotive, industrial and commercial areas, given the abundance of biomass availability within the country.
  • The discussion will focus on the feedstock availability, CBG offtake, fermented organic manure, carbon credits, incentives, investment and financing for the CBG industry and biofuel policies of different states + CBG producers on state policies & international experiences.
  • TERI, NAMA Facility, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and LCB Forum (Low Carbon Biofuel Forum), Greece are the institutional partners.
  • Indian Oil Corporation, Verbio India, Canara Bank, IndianOil Adani Ventures Limited – IAV Biogas, SBI Capital, SIDBI, Praj Industries and Maschinenfabrik Bernard KRONE GmbH are also supporting this conference.