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#73. India’s Biofuels Policy Ecosystem

08.15.22 | Podcast | By:

#73. India’s Biofuels Policy Ecosystem

Y.B. Ramakrishna, Partner, Best Associates

India’s quest to achieve E100 and other ambitious alternative fuels goals far surpasses the U.S. and many other countries. Hear from the India’s foremost expert on biofuels, Y.B. Ramakrishna on policy changes that have been implemented to move India and producers to these goals.

With Special Guest:

Y.B. Ramakrishna, Partner, Best Associates

“So at this point of time, we are looking at E20 as blended fuel by 2024, 2025 and also looking at marketing E100 from 2024 onwards. We’re already doing E100 sales in couple of places, but by 2024, 2025 if not across the country, but all the major cities will have E100 sales. It’s a kind an ecosystem, very similar to what you see in Brazil with E-27 and E100…”

An Electronics Engineer by training and exposed to corporate environment for more than four decades and experience of managing couple of start ups, Y.B. Ramakrishna has been working passionately on environment, renewable energy and rural development all along in the voluntary sector. He has been on various committees on energy, environment & forest, organic and sustainable agriculture, bio diversity, biofuels, biomass, feedstock development, value chain activities. 

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