MOPNG Secy. Sh. Pankaj Jain delieverd keynote at Biofuel Revolution at 'Seminar on Biofuels'

Sh. Pankaj Jain, the Secretary of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, delivered a keynote speech at the 'Seminar on Biofuels' held during the 3rd Energy Transition Working Group (ETWG) at the Jio World Convention Centre in Mumbai.

MOPNG Secy. Sh. Pankaj Jain delieverd keynote at Biofuel Revolution at 'Seminar on Biofuels'
MOPNG Secy. Sh. Pankaj Jain delieverd keynote at Biofuel Revolution at 'Seminar on Biofuels'

NEW DELHI- Sh. Pankaj Jain, the Secretary of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, delivered a keynote speech at the 'Seminar on Biofuels' held during the 3rd Energy Transition Working Group (ETWG) at the Jio World Convention Centre in Mumbai. Addressing an esteemed audience comprising global energy leaders, G20 diplomats, industry bodies, and CEOs representing the biofuel value chain, Jain emphasized the pivotal role of biofuels in achieving clean energy, global energy security, and socio-economic development.

Jain called for a Biofuel Revolution, proposing innovative solutions such as exploring multiple pathways to biofuels, enhancing crop yields, promoting Research, Development, Manufacturing, and Entrepreneurship (RDME), and integrating Compressed Biogas (CBG) with Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). His speech underscored the significance of transitioning to biofuels to ensure a sustainable and environmentally friendly energy future.

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The seminar provided a platform for constructive discussions on harnessing the potential of biofuels and charting a path towards a greener and more prosperous energy landscape. 

 3rd Energy Transition Working Group Meetings

The 3rd Energy Transitions Working Group Meeting (ETWG) under India’s G20 Presidency starts in Mumbai from May 15 to 17, 2023. The meeting will bring together over 100 delegates from G20 member countries, special invitee countries and International Organisations such as International Energy Agency (IEA), and United Nations Environment Program (UNEP).

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There are six priority areas outlined under India’s G20 Presidency. These priority areas reflect India's focus on various aspects of energy transition and building global cooperation towards sustainable and clean energy development. The six priority areas are (i) Energy transition through addressing technology gaps (ii) Low-cost financing for energy transition (iii) Energy security and diversified supply chains (iv) Energy efficiency, industrial low carbon transitions and responsible consumption, (v) Fuels for Future (3F) and (vi) Universal access to clean energy and just, affordable, and inclusive energy transition pathway.

 India's G20 Presidency's is committed to build upon the efforts and outcomes of previous presidencies underlining the continuity and collective pursuit of global cooperation in clean energy transition. India's G20 Presidency aims to continue this trajectory and further strengthen global cooperation in clean energy transition.

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