Addressing the gathering, Puri said that despite the unique challenges posed by the current global setting, India is wedded to the concept of net zero and is committed to making a transition from the world of hydrocarbons to a world where green and sustainable energy will be determining our energy needs.
Formerly known as the Refining and Petrochemicals Technology Meet, the Annual Energy Technology meet sees global participation with over 1000 delegates from India and abroad attending. The event which runs from 15th to 17th September this year provides a platform for the exposition of recent advances and technological developments that are of direct relevance to the Energy sector. Under the theme of “Refining in the new Energy era”, the 25th Energy Technology Meet will focus on the changing energy landscape in the country.
“By May 2022, India already attained 10% biofuel blending and is on course to reach the 20% mark in a year or two. The Government’s attitude has always been positive and supportive and assured that whenever attention is drawn to any area where there is scope for a more supportive environment, interventions required to produce the same will be made,” he further said.