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By Friedrich S.

As early because the starting of the twentieth century Rudolf Diesel proposed vegetable oil as gas for his engine. a short while later, ahead of and through global conflict , vegetable oil was once tested in "up-to-date" diesel engines. In 1940 first trials with vegetable oil methyl and ethyl esters have been performed in France and, while, scientists in Belgium have been utilizing palm oil ethyl ester as a gasoline for buses. In 1973, the oil trouble refocused cognizance on and curiosity for neighborhood strength resources. In fresh a long time, examine relating and data concerning the exterior merits of renewable uncooked fabrics have intensified the efforts for sustainable strength assets. Biodiesel performs an enormous function during this box as a result of world-wide learn, improvement and deployment actions of this sustainable strength resource.

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531 Micro-economic aspects The profitability of Biodiesel production depends on various factors: Fig. : Environmental impacts of Biodiesel use; IFEU; Heidelberg 1998 20 FRIEDRICH 2. Biodiesel: Basic facts The following chapter will highlight the three most crucial components: Biodiesel price, yield (or conversion rate) and the oil price. Moreover a scenario analysis concerning the optimum plant size and location will show the extent and limits of the economies of scale attainable. 5311 Final price The diesel price is a critical factor in the feasibility of Biodiesel.

The main macroeconomic effects are summarised in Fig. 14. Fig. 8, via e-mail to the author Domestic production of Biodiesel reduces costs for energy imports at the same time as it saves protein meal imports. Furthermore, the effect on the national gross product is positive due to a better valorisation of domestic resources. 000 t of Biodiesel production) thus saving the state budget 5,7 million € (4,5 million Irish £ (IRP)). Assuming full detaxation the total balance ends up with a benefit for the state budget of approx.

Of Mechanical Engineering, University of Hong Kong): In response to the e-mail questionnaire sent by the author, Hong Kong 2002, p. 3 Gushan Co. , Ltd. 1233 4. 124 Summary / forecast The Hong Kong government has commissioned the University of Hong Kong to conduct a feasibility study of Biodiesel being used as automotive fuel in Hong Kong. The report has recently been submitted to the government for consideration. 121 The potential markets are expected to grow rapidly. 123 Corresponding to these figures, transportation energy demand in China is projected to grow by 6,4 percent per year from 1999 to 2020, increasing its share of world energy use for transportation from 4,1 percent in 1999 to 9,1 percent in 2020.

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