September, 2023

  • The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has developed nine standards on biofuels.
  • It is working on a standard on paraffinic (green) diesel, which is derived from second generation feedstock.
  • The standards are expected to support the Global Biofuel Alliance, a multilateral forum announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to promote biofuels production and consumption.
  • Notable ones being: IS 15607 : 2022 Biodiesel B-100 – Fatty Acid Methyl Esters FAME – Specification, IS 16087 : 2016 Biogas (Biomethane) – Specification (First Revision), etc.

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