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Centre sticking to target of 5,000 compressed biogas plants by FY25

Announced in 2018, SATAT scheme has been able to establish only 46 CBG plants until now

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Commercial CBG procurement prices may also be raised soon, officials hinted

Subhayan Chakraborty New Delhi

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The launch of 200 small-scale compressed biogas (CBG) projects, state-led growth, and higher commercial sale rates, along with a host of separate policy measures, can still boost a key central scheme to push up CBG production in India, the government believes.

Top officials from the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoPNG) recently told industry stakeholders at a meeting in Delhi that it will not scale back the target of setting up 5,000 commercial CBG plants by 2024-25 under the Sustainable Alternative Towards Affordable Transport (SATAT) scheme.

Launched in 2018, SATAT aims at incentivising the production of CBG from various

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First Published: Apr 26 2023 | 7:49 PM IST

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