Essays about: "Biofuels"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 132 essays containing the word Biofuels.

  1. 1. Is Deforestation in Colombia Caused by Oil Palm Expansion?

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Mona Date; [2020]
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    Abstract : The palm oil industry is growing globally and palm oil is today the most used vegetable oil for biofuels, however, over the last years research has showed that it has caused great deforestation in Southeast Asia where the grand majority of oil palm is produced. There has also been reports on poor working conditions showing that the palm oil is not socially sustainable either. READ MORE

  2. 2. Study of a valorisation process forbiomass industrial waste involvingacid cooking and enzymatichydrolysis

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH)

    Author : Nicolas Brunet; [2020]
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    Abstract : Lignocellulosic biomass has potential to chip in the chemical and biofuels supplies in future societies,even though lignocellulose is a recalcitrant structure that has to be treated in several steps. After theirproper life cycle, wood-derived materials such as particleboards have few outcomes today apart fromenergy recovery for heat production. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Potential for Alternative Fuels in Maritime shipping (A Literature Review) —Focus on LNG and Biofuels (Biodiesel & Ethanol)—

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Emad Sheikh Othman; [2019-07-02]
    Keywords : Alternative fuels; sea shipping industry; iquefied natural gas LNG; biofuels;

    Abstract : MSc in Logistics and Transport Management.... READ MORE

  4. 4. Fields of Dreams: Scenarios to Produce Selected Biomass and Renewable Jet Fuels that Fulfill European Union Sustainability Criteria

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Torry van Slyke; [2019]
    Keywords : aviation biofuel; Camelina sativa; forestry residues; land use change; Renewable Energy Directive; sustainable development;

    Abstract : Aviation greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions have risen faster than any other transport sector to double between 1990 and 2005. Such emissions from aviation could increase another 700 percent globally, and at least 150 percent in the European Union (EU), by 2050 due to continuously increasing consumer demand. READ MORE

  5. 5. Potential of V2G in a Rural Low-Voltage Grid on Gotland for Voltage and Power Capacity Control

    University essay from

    Author : Christoffer Aalhuizen; [2019]
    Keywords : V2G; Power Systems; EV; Electric Vehicles; Vehicle-to-grid; BEV; Power capacity; Power flow analysis; PSSE; Power storage; Vehicles; Vattenfall AB; Elbilar; Elkraft; V2G; Gotland; Lastflödesanalys; PSSE;

    Abstract : The Swedish transportation sector needs to undergo major changes in order to achieve the established goals for climate and environment. The largest change is the replacement of fossil-fuelled vehicles to vehicles propelled by renewable energy sources, such as biofuels and electricity. READ MORE