Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL) has embarked on an ambitious pilot study, becoming the first Oil Marketing Company in India to conduct comprehensive research on vehicles utilizing E27 fuel and Ethanol Blended Diesel Fuel. This initiative aligns with the ethanol ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2023
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
During the India Energy Week 2023 event, PM Modi launched the E20 fuel. The fuel is being launched in 83 locations in India spread across 11 states and UTs. E20 means the fuel has 20% ethanol and 80% petrol. What ..
The India Energy Week was inaugurated by PM Modi in Bengaluru, Karnataka. The event is to focus on energy security and India’s energy transition goals. This includes net-zero emission target achievement by 2070. The major attraction of the event is ..
During the G20 meeting, India is to launch the International Biofuel Alliance just like the International Solar Alliance. To this, the USA and Brazil have agreed to back India. India has been taking lead in several such emission reduction initiatives. ..
Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted that, India has achieved 10 percent ethanol blending of petrol, five months before the schedule. Significance of the blending 10 percent ethanol blending has reduced carbon emission by 27 lakh tonnes. It has saved ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2022
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Union cabinet has approved the highest ever fair & remunerative price (FRP) for sugarcane farmers on August 25, 2021. Key Points FRP for sugarcane has been increased to Rs 290 per quintal for 2021-22. This price will be based on ..