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The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Nizhny Novgorod Region holds a meeting on expanding the market for the use of natural gas as a motor fuel

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Nizhny Novgorod Region holds a meeting on expanding the market for the use of natural gas as a motor fuel
Mar 16

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Nizhny Novgorod Region held a meeting dedicated to expanding the market for the use of natural gas as a motor fuel. The meeting was held by the Minister of energy, housing and communal services, Andrey Chertkov. The meeting was attended by Vladimir Kuchiev, Deputy Director General of the Development Corporation of the Nizhny Novgorod Region, Ivan Razuvaev, Director General of the Nizhny Novgorod Region CCI, representatives of the Ministry of transport and highways, heads of municipalities and urban districts, as well as the business community of the region.

During the meeting, participants discussed issues related to the development of infrastructure for filling vehicles with natural gas, subsidizing the conversion of vehicles to use natural gas as motor fuel, as well as the procedure for allocating land for the construction of gas stations equipped with natural gas.

Recall that the Nizhny Novgorod Region participates in the program of subsidizing from the federal budget reimbursement of costs to investors for the construction of gas filling infrastructure and measures for the conversion of vehicles to compressed natural gas (CNG). 400 million rubles have been allocated from the federal and regional budgets for this purpose.

This year, it is planned to create 10 gas stations in the Nizhny Novgorod Region. In total, within the framework of the state program "Energy Efficiency and Energy Development of the Nizhny Novgorod Region", 26 gas stations selling compressed natural gas are planned to be built in the region by 2022. It is also planned to allocate more than 1 billion rubles from the federal and regional budgets for this purpose.