Adani Total Gas Ltd (ATGL), private CGD company and a joint venture between the Adani Group and TotalEnergies, has won licenses to expand its City Gas Distribution (CGD) network to 14 new Geographical Areas (GAs) in the recently concluded 11th round of CGD bidding by the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB).
ATGL is now the largest city gas distribution company catering to 52 GAs, 19 of which are operated along with its strategic JV partner Indian Oil Corporation. These 52 GAs account for 15 percent of the country covering 124 districts across 18 States and 3 UTs, it said in a statement.
Suresh Manglani, CEO, Adani Total Gas Ltd., said, “Adani Total Gas is one of India’s pioneers in environment-friendly piped natural gas (PNG) and compressed natural gas (CNG). Now with the authorization of additional 14 geographical areas, our presence expands from 39 to 95 districts.”
“With strong support from the Adani Group and TotalEnergies, ATGL is committed to the expeditious development of CGD networks across all these new 52 districts. ATGL will now be catering to 10 percent of country’s population with cleaner fuel for households as well as for transportation.
With an increasing basket of products and services in the clean energy sector, ATGL is committed to provide convenient and environment-friendly natural gas for cooking and water heating to more than 9 million households, economic transport fuel for vehicles by establishing around 2,000 CNG Stations and clean fuel to industrial and commercial consumers. To achieve these ambitions, ATGL will be investing Rs 12,000 Cr. in these 14 additional GAs, taking ATGL’s total commitment in the clean energy sector to Rs 20,000 crore.