GAIL Gas, EESL ink pact for use of natural gas in industrial and commercial segments

The pact will help in achieving target to increase the share of natural gas in the energy mix of India from existing 6.5 percent to 15 percent by 2020

GN Bureau | November 15, 2018


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 GAIL Gas Limited, a GAIL’s subsidiary and Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) have signed an agreement for speeding up implementation of co-generation and tri-generation projects and use of natural gas in industrial and commercial segments.

 
The pact is set to benefit commercial installations such as hotels, hospitals, airports, commercial malls, commercial/ government building, integrated residential complexes, educational institutions, data center, among others, with the advantages of combined heat & power technology.
 
It will help increase the consumption of natural gas through city gas distribution networks in co-generation and tri-generation projects, being a natural choice for operating the gas engines. Under the MoU, EESL will manage equipment at the customer’s location and GAIL Gas will supply natural gas to the feasible projects with in the authorised geographical areas. The pact will help in achieving target set by the centre to increase the share of natural gas in the energy mix of the country from the present level to 6.5 percent to 15 percent by 2020.
 

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