India Gets First Plant To Convert High Ash Coal To Methanol
Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL) established India's first pilot plant to convert high ash coal to methanol in Hyderabad, said the Ministry of Science and Technology on September 17. The plant can generate 0.25 metric tons per day. Reportedly, coal is converted into 99% pure methanol and can be used as a transportation fuel. ''This technology will help the country move towards clean energy and self-reliance," said the Ministry.