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Niti’s methanol plan for petrol vehicles on the backburner

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 16, 2019

The Niti Aayog has put the brakes on its plans for the use of methanol as an alternative fuel for petrol-run vehicles, in a major shift in strategy as the government’s focus has now moved to...

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Coal India to set up methanol plant, eyes 6.76 LT output per annum

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 17, 2018

The world's largest coal miner CIL is aiming to produce 6.76 lakh tonne of methanol per annum to boost clean energy initiatives, its Chairman Anil Kumar Jha said. His statement comes at a time...

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NITI Aayog working on road map for full-scale methanol economy

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 6, 2018

As part of its initiative to promote clean energy and environment, government think-tank NITI Aayog today said it is preparing a road map for a full-scale implementation of methanol economy in...

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Scientists make methanol using oxygen

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 12, 2017

Scientists have found a way to produce methanol — an important chemical often used as fuel in vehicles — using oxygen in the air, an advance that may lead to cleaner, greener industrial processes worldwide.

Methanol is currently produced by breaking down natural gas at...

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India aims to cut petroleum imports as it boosts alternative fuel use

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 25, 2017

India is aiming to cut its oil products imports to zero as it turns to alternative fuels such as methanol in its transport sector, a government official said at an investor briefing on Monday....

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