Bengaluru, February 6, 2023: GAIL (India) Limited, a Partner organisation of the prestigious India Energy Week (IEW) being held in Bengaluru from 6th to 8th February, 2023, is showcasing its commitment towards a Cleaner and Greener Future at the exhibition being held on the occasion.
The India Energy Week, being organized under the patronage of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, is the first major event under India’s G20 Presidency.
The theme of the GAIL stall at the IEW exhibition, ‘Energizing a Sustainable Future’, is an affirmation of the Company’s Mission Statement – “Enhancing quality of life through clean energy and beyond.” The stall is located in Hall 4 of Bangalore International Exhibition Centre.
The GAIL stall uses a variety of technologies to showcase the Company’s portfolio and its march towards new energy sources. These include an immersive video experience, augmented reality, 3D hologram, touch screen kiosks, etc. Visitors can also plant a sapling virtually at the stall and GAIL will plant real saplings at its installations later. Not just business, visitors can entertain themselves by trying their skills in a virtual reality game to beat pollution, virtual cricket and football, and quiz rounds.
A unique Kathak dance performance which integrates the business areas of the company, live music and live toy making are also keeping the visitors entertained.
GAIL aims to be a Net Zero organisation by 2040, which entails 100% reduction of Scope 1 and Scope 2 and 35% Emission reduction of Scope 3 by 2040.
The Company is actively contributing towards the national goal of a ‘gas-based’ economy and has embarked upon alternate energies like green hydrogen, renewables and bio-fuels projects which are of national importance and would likely provide a transition to the future.
GAIL is setting up 10 MW electrolyser for production of Green Hydrogen in Vijaipur and blending of green hydrogen for PNG/CNG/Industrial customers in Indore (MP).
In the area of CBG, GAIL will support 400 CBG plants and has already issued 269 LOIs. GAIL’s pilot 5 TPD CBG plant in Ranchi is under construction while a project is under evaluation to process Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) in Bengaluru.
GAIL’s has total installed RE Capacity of 118 MW in Wind & 14 MW in Solar power and has collaborated with International Solar Alliance (ISA) as a corporate partner. Another 3 MW capacity Solar Roof-Top plants are being installed at various stations.