India’s first mobile CNG refueling units have been inaugurated by Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. Indraprashtha Gas Limited and Mahanagar Gas have launched the service in Delhi and Mumbai with Type IV #CNG composite cylinders. According to the Government these Mobile Refueling Unit (MRU) will help achieve supply of CNG in areas not yet connected through pipelines or at places where there is scarcity of land parcels to set up conventional CNG stations. They will ensure round-the-clock and doorstep delivery of CNG at no extra cost. It can store up to 1,500 kg CNG and can fill 150 to 200 vehicles per day.
The mobile refuelling units #MRU inaugurated today is an innovative effort to enhance access to clean fuels to areas not connected by pipeline infrastructure. These MRUs will act as mobile CNG stations and will ensure round-the-clock and doorstep delivery of CNG at no extra cost. pic.twitter.com/gmzVL0GXsu
Dr Pradhan said “We are bringing in innovation in energy retailing and making it mobile and delivering at the doorsteps”. He stressed upon the need to expedite commissioning of more MRUs in the country to increase mobility of fuel availability through their deployment at various locations. These units will also help provide CNG to places like malls and offices along with other places.