Mandatory Blending of Compressed Biogas (CBG)

Recently, the government announced that India will begin blending compressed biogas with natural gas to enhance domestic demand and reduce reliance on natural gas imports.

  • The mandatory blending will commence at 1% for use in automobiles and households from April 2025, with plans to increase the mandatory blending to around 5% by 2028.
  • As one of the world's major importers of oil and gas, India aims to decrease its reliance on imports by implementing measures to enhance domestic usage of blended biogas.
  • By blending compressed biogas, India seeks to reduce the cost associated with importing natural gas, aligning with its economic and energy ....
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