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Biofuels: Indian Energy Scenario

Author Affiliations

  • 1 School of Technology, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar-382 007, Gujarat, INDIA
  • 2 R&D Centre, Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizer Company Ltd. (GNFC), Narmadanagar-392015, Bharuch, Gujarat, INDIA

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 1, Issue (4), Pages 88-90, April,2 (2012)


Energy is a basic requirement for economic development. This growing consumption of energy has also resulted in the country becoming increasingly dependent on fossil fuels such as coal, oil and gas. The country urgently needs to develop a sustainable path of energy development. Biofuels seems to have the potential to contribute significantly to India’s energy security. However, a clear choice needs to be made on priorities.


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