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RIL to replace auto fuel with clean energy; aims to become carbon-zero firm

Reliance has proprietary technology to convert transportation fuels to valuable petrochemical and material building blocks

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Reliance, Ambani said, will build an optimal mix of reliable, clean and affordable energy with hydrogen, wind, solar, fuel cells and battery.

Press Trust of India Mumbai
Reliance Industries, operator of the world's largest refining complex, will replace transportation auto fuels with clean electricity and hydrogen as it set a target to become net carbon-zero by 2035, its chairman Mukesh Ambani said on Wednesday.
The oil-telecom-to-retail conglomerate, which has pivoted away from energy to the new economy in recent years, will use technology to convert carbon dioxide into valuable chemicals and other material building blocks.
The company operates 1.36 million barrels per day refineries at Jamnagar in Gujarat and is one of the leading petrochemical manufacturers in the world.
"While Reliance will remain a user of crude oil and natural

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First Published: Jul 15 2020 | 8:22 PM IST

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