An assessment of Thailand's biofuel development

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An assessment of Thailand's biofuel development

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M D P I AG
Keywords
  • 8-2
  • Alternatively
  • 14-3
  • The Paper Provides An Assessment Of First Generation Biofuel (Ethanol And Biodiesel) Development In
  • Production Trends
  • Planned Targets And Policies And Discusses The Biofuel Sustainability Issues-Environmental
  • Socio-Economic And Food Security Aspects
  • The Policies
  • Measures And Incentives For The Development Of Biofuel Include Targets
  • Blending Mandates And Favorable Tax Schemes To Encourage Production And Consumption Of Biofuels
  • Biofuel Development Improves Energy Security
  • Rural Income And Reduces Greenhouse Gas (Ghg) Emissions
  • But Issues Related To Land And Water Use And Food Security Are Important Considerations To Be Addres
  • Second Generation Biofuels Derived From Agricultural Residues Perform Favorably On Environmental And
  • The Authors Estimate That Sustainably-Derived Agricultural Crop Residues Alone Could Amount To 10
  • 4 × 106 Bone Dry Tonnes Per Year
  • This Has The Technical Potential Of Producing 1
  • 12 Billion Liters Per Year Of Ethanol To Possibly Displace Between 25%-69% Of Thailand'S 2011 Gasoli
  • The Same Amount Of Residue Could Provide 0
  • 1 Billion Liters Per Year Of Diesel (Biomass To Fischer-Tropsch Diesel) To Potentially Offset 6%-15%

Abstract

An assessment of Thailand's biofuel development - DTU Orbit (18/06/14) An assessment of Thailand's biofuel development - DTU Orbit (18/06/14) Kumar, S, Salam, PA, Shrestha, P & Ackom, E 2013, 'An assessment of Thailand's biofuel development' Sustainability, vol 5, no. 4, pp. 1577-1597., 10.3390/su5041577

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