Category : India Updates


Indraprastha Gas signs MoUs to set up 19 biogas plants in Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan & UP

Indraprastha Gas (IGL) has signed memoranda of understanding (MoUs) with two technology partners during India Energy Week 2024 to establish 19 compressed biogas (CBG) plants across four states: Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh. The partnership aims to produce 0.45 MMSCMD (million metric standard cubic...


Adani Total Gas Begins Production at Barsana Biogas Plant, Stock Rises 8%

Adani Total Gas has begun production at its Barsana Biogas Plant, which is expected to be India’s largest biogas plant upon completion. The Barsana Biogas Project is built in three phases. Upon full completion, it can process 600 tons of feedstock daily, generating over 42...


Godavari Biorefineries inaugurates bio-based chemicals plant in Maharashtra

Godavari Biorefineries, a company part of the Somaiya Group, has opened a new plant in Sakarwadi, Maharashtra to produce bio-based chemicals. The plant is designed to source materials locally, with over 85% of raw materials procured from local suppliers. The plant manufactures a range of...


ADB, SAEL Industries Sign $91 Million Loan Agreement to Promote Biomass Generation in Rajasthan

The ADB will lend $91 million to SAEL Industries, India's leading renewable energy company, to build five biomass power plants in Rajasthan. The power plants will fuel agricultural residues such as rice husk, straw, and bagasse. This will help reduce air pollution caused by burning...


Reverdia’s Biosuccinium: Paving the Way for Sustainable Footwear by Vaude

Reverdia, a leading producer of bio-succinic acid, has partnered with Vaude, a renowned outdoor apparel and equipment company, to introduce Biosuccinium in the manufacturing of sustainable footwear. This collaboration represents a significant advancement in the sustainable fashion industry, offering eco-friendly alternatives to traditional materials and...


CEF Group to Invest Rs 650 Crore in Uttar Pradesh for Biofuel Production

CEF Group, a prominent player in the renewable energy sector, has announced its intention to make a substantial investment of Rs 650 crore in Uttar Pradesh. This significant financial commitment reflects the company's confidence in the region's potential for advancing renewable energy initiatives. The allocated...


HPCL Launches Pilot Study on E27 and Ethanol-Blended Biodiesel

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), one of India's leading oil and natural gas companies, has initiated a pilot study to explore the feasibility and performance of alternative fuel blends. The primary objective of this pilot study is to evaluate the performance of two specific fuel...


ONGC and EverEnviro Form JV to Build 10 Compressed Biogas Plants in India

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"] [et_pb_row admin_label="row"] [et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] ONGC and EverEnviron have formed a joint venture to establish 10 compressed biogas (CBG) plants across India, marking a significant move towards enhancing the country's renewable energy infrastructure. The new plants will utilize organic waste, such as agricultural...


Balrampur Chini Enters Bioplastics Industry with PLA Production in India

Balrampur Chini Mills, a sugar company, has received approval from its board to enter the bioplastics industry by manufacturing Polylactic Acid (PLA), to be used for the production of bioplastic. Balrampur Chini plans to construct a PLA factory with a global-scale capacity of 75,000 tonnes...


IIT Mandi’s Biofuel Advancement with Microbial Pairs

The researchers at IIT Mandi have identified microbial pairs that can effectively convert cellulose - a major component present in agriculture residue and paper waste - into useful chemicals, biofuels, and carbon. The process involves using a bioprocessing approach where the researchers have developed two...