Executives from natural gas companies call their increasingly cheap and plentiful fuel the world’s best answer to climate change: it produces about half the carbon dioxide of coal when burned in a power plant and it can fuel trucks, trains and ships.
India’s increased focus on cleaner cooking fuel may open the door for imports of liquefied petroleum gas from the U.S., according to Facts Global Energy.
Centre To Launch LPG Panchayats To Increase Use Of Clean Fuel, Distribute Gas Connections In Villages
The Central government will on Saturday launch a country-wide LPG Panchayat as a backup to the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana to distribute LPG connections in the rural areas where conventional fuel is used for domestic purposes, an official said.
Moving with the aim of eradicating the misdirected subsidies (going to the rich and upper middle class) and providing access of clean cooking fuel to homes in rural India , the government in the past two years initiated various schemes like PAHAL, Ujjwala, “Give it up” and “Give back” that have together yielded notable results.
In line with the government’s vision to make India a gas based economy, all-out efforts are being made to provide access of LPG (clean cooking gas) to all rural kitchens and rural women who have been fighting the menace of smoke by using wood in their kitchens.
Over a dozen leading European and Asian firms have teamed up to promote the use of hydrogen as a clean fuel and cut