Category : Biofuels


Tata’s AirAsia India Flies First Commercial Flight on India-Made SAF Fuel

Tata's AirAsia India successfully operated the country’s first commercial flight using sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) made in India. The landmark flight took place on May 19, 2023, with the aircraft flying from Pune to Delhi. The sustainable aviation fuel for this flight was produced domestically,...


Jakson Green to Execute World’s First CO2 to Ethanol Plant in Chhattisgarh

Jakson Green is set to execute the world's first CO2-to-ethanol plant in Chhattisgarh, India. The plant will utilize cutting-edge technology to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) into ethanol, significantly advancing sustainable energy solutions. This project aims to reduce CO2 emissions by transforming waste CO2 into useful...


Gruner Renewable Energy to Set Up a Compressed Biogas Plant in Gujarat at Rs 220 crore

Gruner Renewable Energy is investing Rs 220 crore to establish a compressed biogas (CBG) plant in Gujarat. This significant investment highlights the company’s commitment to enhancing India’s renewable energy infrastructure. The plant will utilize advanced technologies to convert organic waste into compressed biogas. Feedstock for...


Jakson Green To Set Up First 4G Ethanol Project For NTPC

Jakson Green, a leading renewable energy company, has entered into a partnership with NTPC, India’s largest energy conglomerate. The collaboration involves setting up India's first fourth-generation (4G) ethanol plant. The 4G ethanol technology represents a significant advancement in biofuel production, focusing on high efficiency and...


Praj Industries Launches India’s First Alcohol-to-Jet SAF Pilot Plant

Praj Industries inaugurated India’s first Alcohol-to-Jet (AtJ) Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) pilot plant. The plant will produce SAF from ethanol, utilizing advanced AtJ technology. This initiative aims to reduce carbon emissions and enhance India's green fuel production capabilities. Impact: It represents a major step in...


Indian Oil and LanzaJet Sign MoU to Develop Sustainable Aviation Fuel in India

Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (IndianOil) and LanzaJet signed an MoU to develop Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) production in India. The partnership will use LanzaJet’s Alcohol-to-Jet (ATJ) technology to utilize Indian waste and ethanol sources. The agreement was signed during India Energy Week, with significant support...


Airbus and CSIR-IIP Partner to Advance Sustainable Aviation Fuel Development in India

Airbus and CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum (CSIR-IIP) signed an MoU to develop Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) in India. The collaboration aims to support India's aerospace industry's decarbonization through new technology pathways and the commercialization of SAF. Joint efforts include technical assessments, approvals, market access, and...


Inauguration of Indian Oil’s Second Bio-Based Compressed Biogas Plant in Gorakhpur

Indian Oil Corporation Ltd’s second Compressed Biogas (CBG) plant was inaugurated by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Gorakhpur. The plant, manufactured by CEID Consultant and Engineering Pvt Ltd, processes agricultural waste to generate 20 tons of pure CBG per day. This initiative supports...


RIL plans to spend Rs 5,000 crore on Compressed Biogas Plants (CBG)

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) plans to invest Rs 5000 crore in developing compressed biogas (CBG) plants across India. The initiative focuses on producing biogas from agricultural waste and other organic materials, supporting sustainable energy production. This investment aims to reduce carbon emissions by utilizing biogas...


Inauguration of HPCL’s Bio-Based Compressed Biogas Plant in Uttar Pradesh

The HPCL Compressed Biogas (CBG) Plant in Budaun, Uttar Pradesh, was inaugurated by Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. The plant processes 100 tons of rice straw daily, producing 14 tons of biogas and 65 tons of solid manure, helping reduce...