India’s Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dhamendra Pradhan announced on Sunday that the country plans to establish 5,000 compressed biogas plants by 2023, according to.
The biogas will be produced from agricultural waste, which is currently burnt in fields and contributes to poor air quality in the country. Using the waste as a feedstock will reduce the amount burnt and the biogas produced can instead be used as a fuel for vehicles, reducing India’s need to import oil.
Pradhan estimates that...
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