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Biofuel production strategies for U.K. agriculture

S. P. Carruthers

Biofuel production strategies for U.K. agriculture

by S. P. Carruthers

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Published by Centre for Agricultural Strategy in Reading (University of Reading, 1 Earley Gate, Reading, RG6 2AT) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture and energy -- Great Britain.,
  • Biomass energy -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p126-137. - Includes index.

    StatementS.P. Carruthers and M.R. Jones.
    SeriesCAS paper -- 13
    ContributionsJones, M. R., University of Reading. Centre for Agricultural Strategy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS494.5.E5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination143p. :
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17394123M
    ISBN 100704906198

    (FORGE Hydrocarbons/Globe Newswire) FORGE Hydrocarbons Corp (“FORGE”), a Canadian biofuel start-up, announces an equity investment from Shell Ventures and a follow-on contribution from Valent Low-Carbon Technologies, which will help build a first-of-its-kind CAD$30 million commercial-scale, biofuel production plant in Sombra, Ontario. Goals / Objectives The goal of this project is to foster a better understanding of economic and policy aspects of forest biomass and bioenergy production in the US South. Specific project objectives are to: (1) assess the supply of forest biomass in the U.S. South with consideration of economic, environmental, and social criteria; (2) analyze the logistics of forest bioenergy development and.

    Despite similar biogas potentials, California and the U.K. trail Germany with a little more than 1% of its capacity. Recent E.U. Directives, a desire to limit landfill, and a steady decline in offshore natural gas production have spurred the U.K. to begin biogas investment, establishing a feed-in tariff and other incentives While the. An annual production of 60 billion gallons of ethanol from cellulosic biomass would require million tons of biomass per year. The overall goal for ethanol production is to procure 1 billion tons of biomass for the U.S. (Somerville, ) and about 4 billion tons for the world.

    The Ogallala Aquifer is one of the largest water bodies in the United States. Large portions of the Ogallala‐High Plains Aquifer (HPA), underlying approximately , km 2 of farm and range land stretching from Texas to South Dakota, are experiencing fundamentally unsustainable groundwater withdrawals due to large‐scale irrigation. In some areas of Kansas and Texas, farmers can no longer. Space for innovation for sustainable community-based biofuel production and use: Lessons learned for policy from Nhambita community, Mozambique. Energy Policy, 39, Sivakami, S. & Karthikeyan, C. ().


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Biofuel production strategies for U.K. agriculture by S. P. Carruthers Download PDF EPUB FB2

Biofuel production strategies for U.K. agriculture. Reading (University of Reading, 1 Earley Gate, Reading, RG6 2AT): Centre for Agricultural Strategy, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: S P Carruthers; M R Jones; University of.

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Investment in agriculture in low- and middle-income countries, by source, –7 (annual average) Tables Increase in agricultural production required to match projected food demand, – 46 Annual average crop yields, – 47 Real growth of. Gordon, in Food Safety and Quality Systems in Developing Countries, Background to the case study.

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Presenting global biofuel perspectives, it examines various issues related to sustainable development of biofuels in the contexts of agriculture, forestry, industry and economic growth. It covers the 1st to 4th generation biofuels, as well as the status of biofuel resources and.

Among the determinants for biofuel consumption are affordability, availability of the fuel, and interfuel substitutions. Flaws in estimating biofuel consumption yield large uncertainties in GHG emissions, with implications for the development of policies on energy planning and environmental protection.

The targets have helped biofuel companies develop strategies and lay out expansion plans, but they do not rely on the tax incentives or subsidies that helped the solar and wind industries. Aside from the federal volume targets, "these guys in almost all cases are not relying on subsidies," said Rob Stone, an analyst at Cowen & Co in Boston.

Non Technical Summary Turfgrass touches millions of Americans' lives daily in physical and social ways that make it an important and positive element in a myriad of environments. Although turfgrass is an important component of our economy and a benefit to the environment, it also accounts for a large percentage of pesticides, water and fertilizer applied annually.

In many ways, genetically modified (GM) crops and biofuels are made for each other. The enhanced yields available from the current generation of GM crops such as corn and soybeans can help farmers meet the growing feedstock demand for biofuels while still.

Water Resource Engineers develop new equipment and systems for water resource management facilities across the United States. The systems that Water Resource Engineers create ensure that citizens are provided with a continuous supply of clean, uncontaminated water for drinking, living, and recreational purposes.

The role of agriculture in British biofuel production. Energy Conservation and Use of Renewable Energies in the BioIndustries Pergamon Press, Oxford, p The increased use of terrestrial crops for biofuel production and the associated environmental, social and ethical issues have led to a search for alternative biomass materials.

Terrestrial crops offer excellent biogas recovery, but compete directly with food production, requiring farmland, fresh water and fertilizers. Using marine macroalgae for the production of biogas circumvents these. An HSUS Report: The Implications of Farm Animal-Based Bioenergy Production 2 known biofuels for transportation are ethanol and biodiesel.9 Ethanol replaces or can be added to gasoline, while biodiesel supplements or replaces petroleum-based diesel fuel Ethanol is the most prevalent and fastest-growing biofuel, with global production currently over 45 billion L ( The production of 39 billion liters a year, to meet a mere 5% of US transportation fuel needs, is currently unsustainable from a water requirement perspective.

Table 6 shows some major biofuel-producing countries, biofuel crop, and current and projected percentage of crop water used and percentage of irrigation water used for biofuel production. The aviation biofuel market offers second generation sustainable biofuel as first generation biofuel could not meet cost expectations.

The aviation biofuel market offers an alternative for current traditional jet fuel, and it is produced from natural feedstock and plant material, such as algae, jatropha and halophytes without acquiring.

Wortmann, C.S. and T. Regassa, Sweet sorghum as a bioenergy crop for the US Great Plains. In Biofuel: Book 1. ISBN Progress 10/01/09 to 09/30/10 Outputs OUTPUTS: Research on the use of Veris on-the-go mapping of lime requirement has progressed with the establishment of trials on 3 fields that had been previously.

(Advanced Biofuel Center/) The Advanced Biofuel Center is a bioenergy crop research and development company that has established the Biodiesel Business Academy to provide quality, impartial, informative and enjoyable advanced-level training with enhanced technology in the field of biodiesel production.Food versus fuel is the dilemma regarding the risk of diverting farmland or crops for biofuels production to the detriment of the food biofuel and food price debate involves wide-ranging views, and is a long-standing, controversial one in the literature.

There is disagreement about the significance of the issue, what is causing it, and what can or should be done to remedy the situation.However algae might become the surprising choice for future biofuel production.

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