GAIL advances Net Zero Target for Scope 1, 2 emissions

 The decision follows an extensive study undertaken by GAIL to enhance its sustainability goals and align with India's broader Net Zero commitments.

GAIL advances Net Zero Target for Scope 1, 2 emissions

Energy foster PSU, GAIL has accorded the approval to advance its Net Zero target for Scope-I & 2 emissions by five (05) years, from the year 2040 to the year 2035, as per the release made.

The decision follows an extensive study undertaken by GAIL to enhance its sustainability goals and align with India's broader Net Zero commitments. GAIL plans to achieve this ambitious goal through a strategic approach involving the Electrification of NG-based types of equipment, Renewable Energy, Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS), CompressedBiogas (CBG), Green Hydrogen, CO2 Valorization initiatives, and afforestation.

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Shri Sandeep Kumar Gupta, C&MD mentioned that GAIL as such, is in the business of marketing and transmission of Natural Gas, which is a cleaner fuel that aids in reducing emissions of various industries and end-consumers.

Additionally, GAIL is undertaking various measures to reduce emissions within its own operations, contributing to a cleaner environment, it added.

By advancing its emission reduction targets to 2035, GAIL reaffirms its role as a trailblazer in India's energy landscape, driving sustainable development and contributing significantly to India's Net Zero emission target.

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Shri R K Singha!, Director (BD) speaking on the occasion, emphasized GAIL's sustained and focused efforts towards realizing these targets, highlighting GAIL's pivotal role in the energy sector's transition towards sustainability. The revised target underscores GAIL's proactive stance in mitigating climate change impacts and contributing towards a cleaner environment.

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