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Explained: Why is govt focussed on creating a global biofuel alliance?

The United States and Brazil has been among the early proponents of the alliance

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Subhayan Chakraborty New Delhi
Establishment of a global biofuel alliance is a key policy objective for India as part of its G20 presidency. Union Petroleum Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has said New Delhi will formally launch a global alliance on biofuels with like-minded nations, before the G20 leaders’ summit is held in September, later this year.

At a time when the global energy policy landscape is being redrawn in the aftermath of the war in Ukraine, Business Standard takes a deep dive into India’s ambitious plans to set up a new international alliance.

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First Published: Feb 24 2023 | 8:22 PM IST

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