publication . Article . 2017

Transitioning to sustainable use of biofuel in Australia

Nugroho Adi Sasongko; Charlotte Thorns; Irina Sankoff; Shu Teng Chew; Sangita Bista;
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  • Published: 08 Sep 2017 Journal: Renewable Energy and Environmental Sustainability, volume 2, page 25 (eissn: 2493-9439, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: EDP Sciences
Abstract
Biofuel is identified as one of the key renewable energy sources for sustainable development, and can potentially replace fossil-based fuels. Anticipating the competition between food and energy security, the Australian Government is intensively exploring other biofuel resources. There have been numerous research projects in Australia using the second and third generation model based on different feedstocks including lignocellulosic and microalgae. Such projects have been successfully demonstrated but are yet to be commercially viable. Moreover, transition pathways to realize the potential benefits of these value chains are not well understood. This preliminary ...
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free text keywords: Biofuel, Transport engineering, Renewable energy, business.industry, business, Ecological footprint, Engineering, Sustainability, Aviation biofuel, Sustainable development, Sustainable transport, Environmental economics, Energy security
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