Biofuel Status and Policy. 18 th September 2015

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Biofuel Status and Policy. 18 th September 2015"

Transcription

1 Biofuel Status and Policy 18 th September 2015

2 Thailand Integrated Energy Blueprint Power Development Plan PDP 2015 Gas Plan Energy Efficiency Development Plan EEDP 2015 Energy Security Promote energy security of Thailand Support the 11 th National Economic and Social Development Plan Economy Smart Grid TIEB Oil Plan Establish sustainable whole-chain energy business Promote long-term country development AEDP 2015 Alternative Energy Development Plan Ecology Reduce negative impacts to the environment

3 Timeline of Thailand AEDP National Energy Policy Council Acts NOW Renewable Energy Development Plan 15 yrs ( ) Alternative Energy Development Plan 10 yrs ( ) Alternative Energy Development Plan 10 yrs ( ) (revised edition) Alternative Energy Development Plan ( ) 20.3% 25% 25% 30% Renewable Energy in total energy consumption Renewable Energy in total energy consumption Renewable Energy in total energy consumption Renewable Energy in total energy consumption

4 New AEDP Targets (2036) Category Example Target Use (2036) Electricity 20% Solar Wind Biomass Biogas Waste Heat Biomass Biogas Solar heater Geothermal 35% Fuel Ethanol Biodiesel 25%

5 GASOHOL Ethanol-blended gasoline

6 Thailand Ethanol Feedstock Sugarcane Area 8.46 M.Rai Yield 12.3 T/Rai/Yr Output 104 MT Sugarcane Juice Cassava Area 8.7 M.Rai Yield 3.6 T/Rai/Yr Output 31 MT Molasses 4.7 MT Used to produce ethanol 62% of molasses 0.9 MT 6% of cassava Used to produce ethanol 2.9 MT 66 ML Used to produce ethanol 1.9 MT 1 Hectar = 6.25 Rai Sources - DEDE Ethanol 1059 ML (3 ML/day)

7 Ethanol Production Capacity Feedstock No. of plants Total cap. (Ml/day) Molasses Cassava Molasses and Cassava TOTAL Current Ethanol Production Plant 11 Molasses 6 Cassava/Starch 4 Hybrid Sources - DEDE

8 Gasohol Fuel Stations and Vehicles E20 stations E85 stations E10 stations are well spread over Thailand May-15 Most cars manufactured since 1995 Sources - DOEB Most cars manufactured since 2008 All Flex fuel cars (FFV) 8

9 Ethanol Consumption UNIT Million Liter per day Gasoline E10 (95) E10 (91) E20 E Jan-May 2015 Ethanol usage ML/day % replacement of gasoline Jan-May 2015 Sources - DOEB

10 UNIT Million Liter per day Targeting Ethanol Consumption ML/day 11.3 ML/day Ethanol Percentage 7% 12% 14% 13% 24% 32% Gasoline-Base Demand (ML/day) Gasoline Base Ethanol Source: DOEB Jan-Jun

11 Related Policies Demand Supply Promoting Ethanol Consumption Ethanol Consumption Promoting Policies 1. Increase gasohol demand through marketing mechanisms (Price incentive/gasohol service coverage/pr) 2. Increase share of gasohol vehicles (Increase E20/E85 compatible car) Promoting Sustainable Ethanol Production Ethanol Production Promoting Policies 1. Promote more sustainable and more efficient ethanol feedstock plantation/production 2. Increase ethanol production efficiency (Reduce production cost + logistic cost)

12 BIODIESEL-BLENDED DIESEL Fatty Acid Methyl Ester

13 Thailand Biodiesel History History of biodiesel blend in Thailand March 2011 B2 (Optional) May 2011 B3-B5 (Mandate) Jan 2012 B5 (Mandate) Jan 2014 B7 (Mandate) 2008 B2 (Optional) March 2010 B3 (Optional) Department of Energy Business has announced the biodiesel B7 blend mandate since January 2014

14 Thailand Palm Situation Oil palm There are only some certain areas suitable for oil palm plantation in Thailand (eg. Southern and Eastern) Oil palm plantation area : 7,520 km 2 (4.77% of arable land) Crude palm oil 2.24 MT No CPO import Domestic consumption Biodiesel Production Export Year End Stock Oil palm plantation in Thailand 0.96 MT 0.83 MT 0.25 MT 0.20 MT Source: Department of Internal Trade Average 2014 B100 consumption : 2.89 ML/day

15 Biodiesel Production Plant Feedstock Registered capacity No. of factories Capacity (ML/day) CPO/RBDPO/Palm Stearin Palm Stearin Total Department of Energy Business, August

16 B100 Use (Million Liters/day) Diesel usage Million Liters/day Biodiesel Usage Thailand mandated 7% biodiesel (B7) blend for every liter of diesel sold since Jan B100 Diesel Jan-May 2015 Thailand mandated B5 since Jan 2012 and B7 since Jan 2014 Blending percentage can be adjusted in accordance with palm oil supply abundance 0 Source - DOEB

17 B100 Use (Million Liters/day Biodiesel Percentage 4% Targeting Biodiesel Consumption ML/day 14 ML/day 5% 5% 4% 10% 25% Diesel-Base Demand (ML/day) Diesel Base Biodiesel Source - DOEB 0 Jan-Jun

18 Related Polices Phase2 Thailand excise tax scheme for B10 diesel eco-car Excise tax rate at 12% starting from 1 st Jan 2016 Completion of double-track railway infrastructure Option B10 B10 B B10 Promotion Develop diesel-substitution fuel (both traditional and advanced) in terms of both feasibility and economically Develop higher %biodiesel compatible vehicles Promote B10 as an optional alternative fuel (Price incentive/service coverage/quality control) Tax incentives for vehicles that use high % biofuel (2026) Mandate B10 (2026) Promote B10 usage in transport and industrial sectors Promote B100 usage in agricultural machineries B20 Promotion Develop and improve new feedstock Promote production of advanced biofuel that can be commercially blended in higher percentage Promote consumption of higher-blend biodiesel as an optional alternative (Service coverage/quality Control) Excise Tax incentives for vehicles that use high % biofuel Promote consumption of biofuel-blended fuel in both transport and industrial sectors

19 THANK YOU Yongyuth Sawatdisawanee Director of Biofuel Development Bureau Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency Ministry of Energy

Alternative Energy Development Plan (AEDP) 2015

Alternative Energy Development Plan (AEDP) 2015 Alternative Energy Development Plan (AEDP) 2015 Yaowateera Achawangkul, Ph.D. Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency Thailand Integrated Energy Blueprint 4 th June 2015 1 Content 1.

More information

Fuel ethanol program in Thailand: Potential supply, impacts, and implications for the CDM

Fuel ethanol program in Thailand: Potential supply, impacts, and implications for the CDM Fuel ethanol program in Thailand: Potential supply, impacts, and implications for the CDM Wathanyu Amatayakul and Göran Berndes Department of Energy and Environment, Physical Resource Theory Chalmers University

More information

Oregon s s Renewable Energy Action Plan and Renewable Energy Working Group. Renewable Energy Working Group

Oregon s s Renewable Energy Action Plan and Renewable Energy Working Group. Renewable Energy Working Group Oregon s s Renewable Energy Action Plan and Renewable Energy Working Group Mike McArthur, Co-Chair Chair Renewable Energy Working Group February 12, 2009 Oregon s s Renewable Energy Working Group (REWG)

More information

Forward. Contents. Bioenergy Development Plan

Forward. Contents. Bioenergy Development Plan Forward Energy supply security and reduction of greenhouse gas emission are important issues in the ASEAN region where bioenergy is realized as one of the highest potential renewable energies. Thailand

More information

The European Renewable Energy Directive and international Trade. Laurent Javaudin Delegation of the European Commission to the U.S.

The European Renewable Energy Directive and international Trade. Laurent Javaudin Delegation of the European Commission to the U.S. The European Renewable Energy Directive and international Trade Laurent Javaudin Delegation of the European Commission to the U.S. The European Union 27 Member States 490 million people 2 Outline The Present:

More information

INTRODUCTION TO THE ETHANOL SUPPLEMENT

INTRODUCTION TO THE ETHANOL SUPPLEMENT INTRODUCTION TO THE Program planning for export market development must take into account the diversity of market development programs, geographic realities, economic conditions, the nature of constraints

More information

Biofuels: Demand. Ethanol and Biodiesel

Biofuels: Demand. Ethanol and Biodiesel Biofuels: Demand for Ethanol and Biodiesel Example: India Compiled by Dr Shoumen Palit Austin Datta School of Engineering Massachusetts Institute of Technology Dr Shoumen Palit Austin Datta, MIT shoumen@mit.edu

More information

Building a Sustainable Biofuels Business: an Overview of the Market and BP Biofuels

Building a Sustainable Biofuels Business: an Overview of the Market and BP Biofuels Building a Sustainable Biofuels Business: an Overview of the Market and BP Biofuels BP Biofuels a growing alternative Presentation title second line if required Kristen Kurczak, BP Biofuels Johannesburg,

More information

Massachusetts $ Savings and Job Gains from Energy Efficiency in Buildings & Transportation

Massachusetts $ Savings and Job Gains from Energy Efficiency in Buildings & Transportation Massachusetts $ Savings and Job Gains from Energy Efficiency in Buildings & Transportation Marc Breslow, Ph.D. Director of Transportation & Buildings Policy Executive Office of Energy & Environmental Affairs

More information

RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT AND BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES IN VIETNAM

RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT AND BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES IN VIETNAM BITEC, Bangkok Friday 3 rd June 2011 RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT AND BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES IN VIETNAM M.Eng. Nguyen Dang Anh Thi Deputy Director, Energy Conservation Center of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

More information

MINNESOTA CLEAN ENERGY ECONOMY PROFILE. How Industry Sectors are Advancing Economic Growth

MINNESOTA CLEAN ENERGY ECONOMY PROFILE. How Industry Sectors are Advancing Economic Growth MINNESOTA CLEAN ENERGY ECONOMY PROFILE How Industry Sectors are Advancing Economic Growth OCTOBER 2014 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Readily available and reliable energy is critical for the economic vitality, public

More information

CANADIAN RENEWABLE ENERGY POLICIES. Matthew H. Brown InterEnergy Solutions 2007

CANADIAN RENEWABLE ENERGY POLICIES. Matthew H. Brown InterEnergy Solutions 2007 CANADIAN RENEWABLE ENERGY POLICIES Matthew H. Brown InterEnergy Solutions 2007 The following offers an overview of Canadian federal and provincial policies that promote renewable energy. It is excerpted

More information

Sweden. Biofuels Annual. Clearance Office: All - FAS. Date: 6/24/2009 GAIN Report Number: SW9008

Sweden. Biofuels Annual. Clearance Office: All - FAS. Date: 6/24/2009 GAIN Report Number: SW9008 Voluntary - Public Clearance Office: All - FAS Date: 6/24/2009 GAIN Report Number: SW9008 Sweden Post: Stockholm Biofuels Annual Report Categories: Bio-Fuels Approved By: Stephen Huete Prepared By: Bettina

More information

Financing Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy: Thailand s ENCON Fund

Financing Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy: Thailand s ENCON Fund International Energy Efficiency Forum, ASTANA, KAZAKHSTAN, 27-30 September 2010 Financing Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy: Thailand s ENCON Fund Prasert Sinsukprasert Director of Planning Division

More information

H.R. 5351 Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Tax Act of 2008

H.R. 5351 Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Tax Act of 2008 H.R. 5351 Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Tax Act of 2008 February 25, 2008 I. INCREASE PRODUCTION OF RENEWABLE ELECTRICITY Long-term extension and modification of renewable energy production

More information

Report of the Republic of Hungary to the Commission on the promotion of the use of biofuels for transport

Report of the Republic of Hungary to the Commission on the promotion of the use of biofuels for transport Report of the Republic of Hungary to the Commission on the promotion of the use of biofuels for transport This paper is intended to fulfil the obligation of the Member States to report to the European

More information

Woody Biomass Supply and Demand 1

Woody Biomass Supply and Demand 1 Woody Biomass Supply and Demand 1 Bryce Stokes, Ph.D. Senior Advisor Navarro Research & Engineering, Inc. Department of Energy, Golden Field Office Golden, CO Introduction Forest biomass is one of the

More information

BIOENERGY IN GERMANY: STATUS QUO AND OUTLOOK

BIOENERGY IN GERMANY: STATUS QUO AND OUTLOOK fnr.de BIOENERGY IN GERMANY: STATUS QUO AND OUTLOOK Berlin 24 Oct 2014 Vincent Pelikan Outline Bioenergy in Germany The Agency for Renewable Resources (FNR) A Success Story Status quo o Bioenergy as a

More information

Renewable energy in transport

Renewable energy in transport Renewable energy in transport Source: http://worldwideed.staradvertiserblogs.com/2009/11/23/fun-day-monday-free-transport-from-naia-airport World transport energy use is growing rapidly Source: IEA Energy

More information

GLOBAL BIOFUELS OUTLOOK 2010-2020 MAELLE SOARES PINTO DIRECTOR BIOFUELS EUROPE & AFRICA WORLD BIOFUELS MARKETS, ROTTERDAM MARCH 23, 2011

GLOBAL BIOFUELS OUTLOOK 2010-2020 MAELLE SOARES PINTO DIRECTOR BIOFUELS EUROPE & AFRICA WORLD BIOFUELS MARKETS, ROTTERDAM MARCH 23, 2011 GLOBAL BIOFUELS OUTLOOK 2010-2020 MAELLE SOARES PINTO DIRECTOR BIOFUELS EUROPE & AFRICA WORLD BIOFUELS MARKETS, ROTTERDAM MARCH 23, 2011 Presentation Overview Global Outlook Biofuels Mandates in 2010 Total

More information

Energy Offices Meeting

Energy Offices Meeting NASEO 2014 Mid Atlantic Regional State 25x 25: Progressing Towards the Goal Ernie Shea Project Coordinator May 1, 2014 Valley Forge, PA Energy Offices Meeting 25x 25: A National Alliance Formed through

More information

Multiple sources of energy will be available, giving the consumer choices. A Higher Percentage of Energy will come from renewable energy sources

Multiple sources of energy will be available, giving the consumer choices. A Higher Percentage of Energy will come from renewable energy sources Editor s comments: Numbers in parentheses indicate the number of duplicate or extremely similar comments made. The headings are editor s best attempt to draft vision statements reflecting the participants

More information

POLICY ACTIONS INVESTING IN INNOVATION

POLICY ACTIONS INVESTING IN INNOVATION The BC Energy Plan ALTERNATIVE ENERGY Government will work with other agencies to maximize opportunities to develop, deploy and export British Columbia clean and alternative energy technologies. POLICY

More information

BIODIESEL THE NEW FUEL FROM BRAZIL NATIONAL BIODIESEL PRODUCTION & USE PROGRAM

BIODIESEL THE NEW FUEL FROM BRAZIL NATIONAL BIODIESEL PRODUCTION & USE PROGRAM BIODIESEL THE NEW FUEL FROM BRAZIL NATIONAL BIODIESEL PRODUCTION & USE PROGRAM BIODIESEL: THE NEW FUEL FROM BRAZIL The Brazilian Government has just authorized the commercial use of a new fuel. Brazil

More information

H.R. 2776 Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Tax Act of 2007

H.R. 2776 Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Tax Act of 2007 H.R. 2776 Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Tax Act of 2007 I. PRODUCTION INCENTIVES June 19, 2007 Long-term extension and modification of renewable energy production tax credit. The bill extends

More information

TWO NEW MUST-HAVE RESEARCH REPORTS ON THE RENEWABLE ENERGY SECTOR

TWO NEW MUST-HAVE RESEARCH REPORTS ON THE RENEWABLE ENERGY SECTOR TWO NEW MUST-HAVE RESEARCH REPORTS ON THE RENEWABLE ENERGY SECTOR A) Renewable Energy Development in India 2009 B) Biofuels in India (For details, see overleaf) Two New Reports on Renewable Energy and

More information

Global Biofuels Outlook to 2020. Alternative Aviation Fuel In Asia Singapore February 15-16, 2012

Global Biofuels Outlook to 2020. Alternative Aviation Fuel In Asia Singapore February 15-16, 2012 Global Biofuels Outlook to 2020 Alternative Aviation Fuel In Asia Singapore February 15-16, 2012 Overview 1. Global Product Demand 2. Global Biofuels Mandate 3. Biofuels Penetration in the Global On-road

More information

Renewable Energy Promotion Policies in Chinese Taipei

Renewable Energy Promotion Policies in Chinese Taipei Renewable Energy Promotion Policies in Chinese Taipei Bureau of Energy, Ministry of Economic Affairs Chinese Taipei November 12, 2014 RE for CT - 1 Current Development of Renewables in Chinese Taipei RE

More information

Uusiutuvat polttoaineet jäte- ja tähdevirroista. Teknologiajohtaja Lars Peter Lindfors, Neste Oil

Uusiutuvat polttoaineet jäte- ja tähdevirroista. Teknologiajohtaja Lars Peter Lindfors, Neste Oil Uusiutuvat polttoaineet jäte- ja tähdevirroista Teknologiajohtaja Lars Peter Lindfors, Neste Oil Neste Oil in brief A refining and marketing company focused on premium-quality traffic fuels Refining capacity:

More information

AGRICULTURE FOR FOOD AND FOR BIOENEGY: IS IT POSSIBLE?

AGRICULTURE FOR FOOD AND FOR BIOENEGY: IS IT POSSIBLE? GLOBAL SUSTAINABLE BIOENERGY PROJECT AGRICULTURE FOR FOOD AND FOR BIOENEGY: IS IT POSSIBLE? Dr. Rodolfo Quintero-Ramírez March 24 th, 2010 Sao Paulo, Brazil ? FOOD ANIMAL FEED AGRICULTURE BIOENERGY BIOPRODUCTS

More information

1. Measures to promote the use of biofuels or other renewable fuels for transport

1. Measures to promote the use of biofuels or other renewable fuels for transport Important notice: this report has been submitted in the language of the Member State, which is the sole authentic version. Translation into the English language is being provided for information purposes

More information

National Policy on Biofuels

National Policy on Biofuels Government of India Ministry of New & Renewable Energy National Policy on Biofuels Block No. 14, C.G.O. Complex Lodhi Road New Delhi- 110003 Page 1 of 18 National Policy on Biofuels 1.0 PREAMBLE 1.1 India

More information

310 Exam Questions. 1) Discuss the energy efficiency, and why increasing efficiency does not lower the amount of total energy consumed.

310 Exam Questions. 1) Discuss the energy efficiency, and why increasing efficiency does not lower the amount of total energy consumed. 310 Exam Questions 1) Discuss the energy efficiency, and why increasing efficiency does not lower the amount of total energy consumed. 2) What are the three main aspects that make an energy source sustainable?

More information

Renewable Energy Development in Jamaica

Renewable Energy Development in Jamaica Renewable Energy Development in Jamaica Yvonne Barrett-Edwards Director, Energy Economics and Planning Energy Division Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining Presentation Outline Introduction

More information

Liquid Biofuels for Transport

Liquid Biofuels for Transport page 1/11 Scientific Facts on Liquid Biofuels for Transport Prospects, risks and opportunities Source document: FAO (2008) Summary & Details: GreenFacts Context - Serious questions are being raised about

More information

ACCELERATING GREEN ENERGY TOWARDS 2020. The Danish Energy Agreement of March 2012

ACCELERATING GREEN ENERGY TOWARDS 2020. The Danish Energy Agreement of March 2012 ACCELERATING GREEN ENERGY TOWARDS The Danish Energy Agreement of March 2012 The most ambitious energy plan of the world In March 2012 a historic new Energy Agreement was reached in Denmark. The Agreement

More information

Renewable Energy Promotion Policies in Taiwan. Bureau of Energy Ministry of Economic Affairs

Renewable Energy Promotion Policies in Taiwan. Bureau of Energy Ministry of Economic Affairs Renewable Energy Promotion Policies in Taiwan Bureau of Energy Ministry of Economic Affairs October 2015 1 Outline Current Development of Renewables in Taiwan Taiwan s New Renewable Energy Policy 2 Current

More information

23 September 2013 UNESCAP Bangkok, Thailand. Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning: OTP, Ministry of Transport, THAILAND

23 September 2013 UNESCAP Bangkok, Thailand. Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning: OTP, Ministry of Transport, THAILAND Inland Transport CO 2 Emissions- Situation and Status in Thailand Malee Uabharadorn, PhD Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Panning Ministry of Transport 23 September 2013 UNESCAP Bangkok, Thailand

More information

Renewable Energy Development Strategy in Lao PDR

Renewable Energy Development Strategy in Lao PDR Lao People s Democratic Republic Peace Independence Democracy Unity Prosperity --------00-------- Renewable Energy Development Strategy in Lao PDR October 2011 1 Table of Contents Section 1. Overview of

More information

LONDON NUSANTARA PLANTATIONS PLC ( London Nusantara or the Company ) Audited Results for the Year Ended 31 December 2014

LONDON NUSANTARA PLANTATIONS PLC ( London Nusantara or the Company ) Audited Results for the Year Ended 31 December 2014 CHIEF EXECUTIVE S STATEMENT LONDON NUSANTARA PLANTATIONS PLC ( London Nusantara or the Company ) Audited Results for the Year Ended 31 December 2014 I am pleased to present the Company s audited financial

More information

October 16, 2014. UNICA s Comments on Brazilian Sugarcane Ethanol Availability for the LCFS.

October 16, 2014. UNICA s Comments on Brazilian Sugarcane Ethanol Availability for the LCFS. October 16, 2014 VIA ELECTRONIC MAIL Mike Waug Branch Chief, Alternative Fuels Section California Air Resources Board 1001 I Street Sacramento, CA 95814 RE: UNICA s Comments on Brazilian Sugarcane Ethanol

More information

Natural Gas and Transportation Fuels

Natural Gas and Transportation Fuels Natural Gas and Transportation Fuels Eric Cutter Energy & Environmental Economics, Inc. (E3) Presented to: Natural Gas and Transportation Fuels Subcommittee Boise, Idaho August 2, 2006 353 Sacramento Street,

More information

California Energy Commission California Perspective on Biofuels and Energy

California Energy Commission California Perspective on Biofuels and Energy California Energy Commission California Perspective on Biofuels and Energy USDA/USDOE Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee Meeting November 19, 2015 Emeryville, California Tim

More information

Mercedes-Benz Biodiesel Brochure

Mercedes-Benz Biodiesel Brochure Mercedes-Benz Biodiesel Brochure Contents Definitions of Bio-Based Diesel Fuel Main Quality Characteristics of Straight Biodiesel Risks from the use of Diesel Fuel Containing Biodiesel Impacts of Biodiesel

More information

The future is our most important market Refining with a sustainable vision. Sören Eriksson

The future is our most important market Refining with a sustainable vision. Sören Eriksson The future is our most important market Refining with a sustainable vision Sören Eriksson Preems production and sales Refining 80 % of the total refing capacity in Sweden 30 % of the total refing capacity

More information

Climate Change, driving force for biofuels Regional Seminar Tartu 23-24 of March 2011 Lennart Hallgren Project Manager. www.balticbiogasbus.

Climate Change, driving force for biofuels Regional Seminar Tartu 23-24 of March 2011 Lennart Hallgren Project Manager. www.balticbiogasbus. Climate Change, driving force for biofuels Regional Seminar Tartu 23-24 of March 2011 Lennart Hallgren Project Manager 1 Climate Change Peak Oil Energy security Diesel shortage Air Quality Congestion Increase

More information

Module 7 Forms of energy generation

Module 7 Forms of energy generation INTRODUCTION In rich countries like Australia, our standard of living is dependent on easily available energy. Every time you catch a bus, turn on a light or watch television energy is being used up. Over

More information

Energy Options in a Carbon Constrained World. Martin Sevior, School of Physics, University of Melbourne http://nuclearinfo.net

Energy Options in a Carbon Constrained World. Martin Sevior, School of Physics, University of Melbourne http://nuclearinfo.net Energy Options in a Carbon Constrained World. Martin Sevior, School of Physics, University of Melbourne Energy underpins our Civilization Imagine one week without Electricity Imagine one week without Motorized

More information

Alcohol Fuel Act, Law Decree 17-85, and its Regulations of the Law of Alcohol Fuel, AG 420-85

Alcohol Fuel Act, Law Decree 17-85, and its Regulations of the Law of Alcohol Fuel, AG 420-85 Ethanol Alcohol Fuel Act, Law Decree 17-85, and its Regulations of the Law of Alcohol Fuel, AG 420-85 Status: Active but inoperative by current market conditions of hydrocarbons. Characteristic Price fixing

More information

C. Business & Energy Tax Credits (Article 3B) 1. General Information a. Franchise, Income, or Gross Premium Tax Election (G.S. 105-129.

C. Business & Energy Tax Credits (Article 3B) 1. General Information a. Franchise, Income, or Gross Premium Tax Election (G.S. 105-129. C. Business & Energy Tax Credits (Article 3B) 1. General Information (Applies to all credits under this article unless otherwise noted.) a. Franchise, Income, or Gross Premium Tax Election (G.S. 105-129.17(a))

More information

Electricity from Biomass: Indonesia s Potential in the Palm Oil Sector and How to Tap it?

Electricity from Biomass: Indonesia s Potential in the Palm Oil Sector and How to Tap it? Electricity from Biomass: Indonesia s Potential in the Palm Oil Sector and How to Tap it? Adrisman Tahar Seminar on Energy from Biomass and Biogas in the Agro-industry Hotel Indonesia Kempinski, Jakarta,

More information

Governor s Executive Order, 09-05 Dept. of Ecology, Air Quality Program Bob Saunders

Governor s Executive Order, 09-05 Dept. of Ecology, Air Quality Program Bob Saunders Governor s Executive Order, 9-5 Dept. of Ecology, Air Quality Program Bob Saunders New Date New Topic Format Mar 25 May 18 Jul 17 Alternatives Input; possibly review econ input highhlights, i.e.investment,

More information

Goals Status Current Policies & Programmes GENERAL OVERVIEW

Goals Status Current Policies & Programmes GENERAL OVERVIEW Mauritius Air Quality Overview This document is based on research that UNEP conducted in 2015, in response to Resolution 7 of the UNEA 1. It describes countrylevel policies that impact air quality. Triple

More information

Low-Carbon Development for Mexico (MEDEC)

Low-Carbon Development for Mexico (MEDEC) Low-Carbon Development for Mexico () World Bank LCR Sustainable Development Department March 17, 2011 Questions for Low-Carbon Studies What does a low-carbon pathway look like? How much might it cost?

More information

Göteborg Energi. Biogas potential. Henrik Forsgren. Dir. Public Affairs. Biogas has a wide range of biomass feedstock.

Göteborg Energi. Biogas potential. Henrik Forsgren. Dir. Public Affairs. Biogas has a wide range of biomass feedstock. Göteborg Energi Henrik Forsgren Dir. Public Affairs Biogas potential Biogas has a wide range of biomass feedstock. Cities Agriculture Forest Sludge Household waste Industry org waste Landfill Manure Rest-products

More information

SECTOR ASSESSMENT (SUMMARY): ENERGY. 1. Sector Performance, Problems, and Opportunities

SECTOR ASSESSMENT (SUMMARY): ENERGY. 1. Sector Performance, Problems, and Opportunities Country Operations Business Plan: Philippines, 2013 2015 SECTOR ASSESSMENT (SUMMARY): ENERGY 1. Sector Performance, Problems, and Opportunities 1. Challenges. Economic growth has been impeded in the Philippines

More information

Response to the Energy White Paper Issues Paper PREPARED BY EMC ENGINEERING FOR THE AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY

Response to the Energy White Paper Issues Paper PREPARED BY EMC ENGINEERING FOR THE AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY Response to the Energy White Paper Issues Paper PREPARED BY EMC ENGINEERING FOR THE AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY i P a g e www.energym adeclean.com CONTENTS

More information

Rethinking Variable Electric Rate Plans in Texas The case to get out of any fixed rate contract over.16 per kwh

Rethinking Variable Electric Rate Plans in Texas The case to get out of any fixed rate contract over.16 per kwh Rethinking Variable Electric Rate Plans in Texas The case to get out of any fixed rate contract over.16 per kwh a White Paper from Bounce Energy Bounce Energy 2802 Albany Houston, TX 77006 1 888 452 6862

More information

BIOFUELS. Market situation. Projection highlights

BIOFUELS. Market situation. Projection highlights 3. COMMODITY SNAPSHOTS BIOFUELS Market situation Cereals, oilseeds and vegetable oil prices in 2014 continued their decrease in nominal terms. This, coupled with the strong decline in crude oil prices

More information

The Permanent Representative Permanent Representation of the Republic of Hungary to the EU

The Permanent Representative Permanent Representation of the Republic of Hungary to the EU Important notice: this report has been submitted in the language of the Member State, which is the sole authentic version. Translation into the English language is being provided for information purposes

More information

BIOFUELS: THE KEY TO INDIA S SUSTAINABLE ENERGY NEEDS

BIOFUELS: THE KEY TO INDIA S SUSTAINABLE ENERGY NEEDS BIOFUELS: THE KEY TO INDIA S SUSTAINABLE ENERGY NEEDS Linoj Kumar* M P Ram Mohan* *Research Associate, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) Lodhi Road, New Delhi, India 110003 Tel: 91 11 24682100/11

More information

Policy Options for Integrated Energy and Agricultural Markets and Global Biofuels Impacts

Policy Options for Integrated Energy and Agricultural Markets and Global Biofuels Impacts Policy Options for Integrated Energy and Agricultural Markets and Global Biofuels Impacts Wally Tyner Collaborators: Dileep Birur, Tom Hertel, Farzad Taheripour Main Topics Energy and agricultural markets

More information

1. Nuclear - In YOUR OWN WORDS (not your partner s words) explain how this energy source works.

1. Nuclear - In YOUR OWN WORDS (not your partner s words) explain how this energy source works. ENERGY RESOURCES ACTIVITY Integrated Science 4 Name: Date: Period: Directions: In groups, you will be going from station to station answering questions about differing energy resource. Each individual

More information

Energy Consumption Increases Slightly in 2015. Renewables Continue to Grow / Advantages Due to Weather, Economic Trend, and Immigration

Energy Consumption Increases Slightly in 2015. Renewables Continue to Grow / Advantages Due to Weather, Economic Trend, and Immigration Nro 06 2015 Energy Consumption Increases Slightly in 2015 Renewables Continue to Grow / Advantages Due to Weather, Economic Trend, and Immigration Berlin/Cologne (December 21, 2015) In 2015, energy consumption

More information

Clean State Energy Actions 2011 Update. colorado

Clean State Energy Actions 2011 Update. colorado Energy Efficiency Building Energy Codes Utility Demand-Side-Management Energy Savings Targets/Energy Efficiency Resource Standards Residential: 2003 IECC, required in jurisdictions with a building code

More information

Incentive Programmes for Solar Thermal Technology in Thailand

Incentive Programmes for Solar Thermal Technology in Thailand Incentive Programmes for Solar Thermal Technology in Thailand Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency (DEDE) Thailand s Ministry of Energy Kulwaree Buranasajjawaraporn Director, Innovation

More information

OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2012 OECD/FAO 2012. Chapter 3. Biofuels

OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2012 OECD/FAO 2012. Chapter 3. Biofuels OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2012 OECD/FAO 2012 Chapter 3 Biofuels 87 Biofuels were added to the Outlook in 2008 as an emerging sector that would increasingly affect agricultural markets. This has certainly

More information

Technical/Business Planning: For Small-Scale Oilseed Processing and Biodiesel Production

Technical/Business Planning: For Small-Scale Oilseed Processing and Biodiesel Production Agricultural Marketing Resource Center Value-added Agriculture Profile Iowa State University November 2008 Technical/Business Planning: For Small-Scale Oilseed Processing and Biodiesel Production By Gary

More information

British Columbia s Clean Energy Vision

British Columbia s Clean Energy Vision British Columbia s Clean Energy Vision Innovative Technologies and Green Energy Solutions National Environmental Conference Brunei Darussalam July 1, 2010 Profile of British Columbia Overview British

More information

Chuck Neece Director Research and Development FUMPA BioFuels

Chuck Neece Director Research and Development FUMPA BioFuels Chuck Neece Director Research and Development FUMPA BioFuels What is Biodiesel? Just give me the Facts! Biodiesel is Not! Just filtered grease or oil in your tank This would not be chemically changed to

More information

CRS Report Summaries WORKING DRAFT

CRS Report Summaries WORKING DRAFT CRS Report Summaries R40147 Green Buildings This is a definition and analysis of the cost and benefits of green buildings. It also cites agencies and laws that encourage the building of environmentally

More information

Introduction to Biofuel

Introduction to Biofuel Introduction to Biofuel April 30, 2009 EEP 142 Presented By: Nan Shi Doris Chen Yu Hui (Becky) Li Songxu (Daniel) Wu The Green Energy Economy Is the Future To describe what s needed to wean the country

More information

Power Tariff Structure in Thailand 23 October 2012, Singapore Dr. Pallapa Ruangrong Energy Regulatory Commission of Thailand

Power Tariff Structure in Thailand 23 October 2012, Singapore Dr. Pallapa Ruangrong Energy Regulatory Commission of Thailand Power Tariff Structure in Thailand 23 October 2012, Singapore Dr. Pallapa Ruangrong Energy Regulatory Commission of Thailand Singapore EAS ABOUT THAILAND Population 67 Million Customers (at end-2011) 19

More information

Geneva, 17-19 March 2009 COUNTRY REPORT: MALAWI

Geneva, 17-19 March 2009 COUNTRY REPORT: MALAWI CONFÉRENCE DES NATIONS UNIES SUR LE COMMERCE ET LE DÉVELOPPEMENT UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT Multi-Year Expert Meeting on Services, Development and Trade: The Regulatory and Institutional

More information

Population, Health, and Human Well-Being-- Nigeria

Population, Health, and Human Well-Being-- Nigeria Population, Health, and Human Well-Being-- EarthTrends Country Profiles Demographic and Health Indicators Total Population (in thousands of people) 195 29,79 176,775 2,519,495 22 12,47 683,782 6,211,82

More information

Oilseed, Biodiesel and Ethanol Subsidies & Renewable Energy Mandates: US Federal & Selected State Initiatives

Oilseed, Biodiesel and Ethanol Subsidies & Renewable Energy Mandates: US Federal & Selected State Initiatives Oilseed, Biodiesel and Ethanol Subsidies & Renewable Energy Mandates: US Federal & Selected State Initiatives Agricultural Marketing Policy Center Linfield Hall P.O. Box 172920 Montana State University

More information

Population, Health, and Human Well-Being-- Kuwait

Population, Health, and Human Well-Being-- Kuwait Population, Health, and Human Well-Being-- EarthTrends Country Profiles Demographic and Health Indicators Total Population (in thousands of people) 195 152 111,647 2,519,495 22 2,23 423,296 6,211,82 225

More information

Youngs California's Energy Future UCB Bioeconomy 2011. Heather Youngs, PhD Bioenergy Analyst University of California, Berkeley

Youngs California's Energy Future UCB Bioeconomy 2011. Heather Youngs, PhD Bioenergy Analyst University of California, Berkeley Heather Youngs, PhD Bioenergy Analyst University of California, Berkeley Key Policies that guided this analysis ObjecJves Policy/Report Goals and Milestones California* Petroleum ReducJon Reducing California

More information

NAWARO BioEnergie AG: a short introduction into our business for BiG>East: Biogas for Eastern Europe

NAWARO BioEnergie AG: a short introduction into our business for BiG>East: Biogas for Eastern Europe 1 2 NAWARO BioEnergie AG: a short introduction into our business for BiG>East: Biogas for Eastern Europe 3 Nawaro s business model fits the situation in CEE Initial situation in many CEE countries 1 2

More information

Local production of bioethanol to meet the growing demands of a regional transport system

Local production of bioethanol to meet the growing demands of a regional transport system Local production of bioethanol to meet the growing demands of a regional transport system Lilia Daianova 1 *, Eva Thorin 1, Jinyue Yan 1, 2, Erik Dotzauer 1 1 School of Sustainable Development of Society

More information

ALASKA S GREEN ECONOMY SUMMARY

ALASKA S GREEN ECONOMY SUMMARY ALASKA S GREEN ECONOMY SUMMARY The emerging green economy is diverse and widespread. To varying degrees, every state is witnessing growth in some green industry segment, and more often than not, this business

More information

Energy in Ireland. Key Statistics 2014

Energy in Ireland. Key Statistics 2014 Energy in Ireland Key Statistics 2014 Energy in Ireland Key Statistics 2014 Report prepared by Martin Howley, Mary Holland and Dr Denis Dineen December 2014 Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland Reproduction

More information

NEW MEXICO ENERGY, MINERALS and NATURAL RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

NEW MEXICO ENERGY, MINERALS and NATURAL RESOURCES DEPARTMENT NEW MEXICO ENERGY, MINERALS and NATURAL RESOURCES DEPARTMENT New Mexico Legislature Adopts Comprehensive Clean Energy Legislative Agenda 2007 Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department Bills HB

More information

Photovoltaic in Mexico Recent Developments and Future

Photovoltaic in Mexico Recent Developments and Future Photovoltaic in Mexico Recent Developments and Future Rodolfo Martínez Strevel Berlin, Germany May 23th, 2013 Bufete de Tecnología Solar, S.A. (BUTECSA) Production of Primary Energy in Mexico, 2011 % 7,0

More information

Clean Energy Trends in North Carolina. www.energync.org

Clean Energy Trends in North Carolina. www.energync.org Clean Energy Trends in North Carolina www.energync.org Agenda Background North Carolina Clean Energy Resources & Technologies North Carolina Clean Energy Policies North Carolina Clean Energy Trends Generation

More information

Green Tax Incentive Compendium

Green Tax Incentive Compendium Attorney Advertising Green Tax Incentive Compendium Federal and State Tax Incentives for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency July 1, 2016 www.rc.com 1 About Robinson+Cole Robinson+Cole is an Am Law

More information

Using Straw and MSW for Biorefineries in Denmark Technical Developments and Demonstration Activities

Using Straw and MSW for Biorefineries in Denmark Technical Developments and Demonstration Activities FACULTY OF SCIENCE Using Straw and MSW for Biorefineries in Denmark Technical Developments and Demonstration Activities Henning Jørgensen Department of Geosciences and Nature Ressource Management Faculty

More information

CHOREN. Development of integrated biomass supply chains in South East Asia. Tsukuba, 28 rd of October 2009

CHOREN. Development of integrated biomass supply chains in South East Asia. Tsukuba, 28 rd of October 2009 CHOREN Development of integrated biomass supply chains in South East Asia Michael Deutmeyer general manager CHOREN Biomass Task 40: Sustainable International Bioenergy trade Tsukuba, 28 rd of October 2009

More information

DEVELOPMENT AND STATUS OF THE USE OF AGRICULTURAL RESIDUES FOR ENERGY IN DENMARK HISTORY AND POLICY DRIVERS

DEVELOPMENT AND STATUS OF THE USE OF AGRICULTURAL RESIDUES FOR ENERGY IN DENMARK HISTORY AND POLICY DRIVERS Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management DEVELOPMENT AND STATUS OF THE USE OF AGRICULTURAL RESIDUES FOR ENERGY IN DENMARK HISTORY AND POLICY DRIVERS Inge Stupak IEA Bioenergy Task 43 IEA

More information

Chapter 13 Quiz. Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

Chapter 13 Quiz. Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. Chapter 13 Quiz Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1. Which of the following is the correct type of energy utilized to produce tidal power? a.

More information

Investing in Renewable Energy Sources in Serbia

Investing in Renewable Energy Sources in Serbia Investing in Renewable Energy Sources in Serbia Energy Community Investment Conference on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Vienna, 18 March 2010. Biomass Crop farming residues 1/3 available for Energy

More information

Medium and Long-Term Development Plan for Renewable Energy in China

Medium and Long-Term Development Plan for Renewable Energy in China Medium and Long-Term Development Plan for Renewable Energy in China (Abbreviated Version, English Draft) National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) People s Republic of China September, 2007 Content

More information

Annual Electricity and Heat Questionnaire

Annual Electricity and Heat Questionnaire Annual Electricity and Heat Questionnaire IEA Statistics Course Pierre Boileau International Energy Agency OVERVIEW Global trends in electricity production 1973-2009 IEA Annual Electricity and Heat Questionnaire

More information

GREEN COMFORT FOR SUSTAINABLE CITIES. www.ecoheat4cities.eu

GREEN COMFORT FOR SUSTAINABLE CITIES. www.ecoheat4cities.eu GREEN COMFORT FOR SUSTAINABLE CITIES www.ecoheat4cities.eu 1 Isn t it time to talk about green heat for your community? We have a solution for you! More and more communities formulate climate protection,

More information

Mål og virkemidler i de nordiske landenes handlingsplaner for Fornybar Energi

Mål og virkemidler i de nordiske landenes handlingsplaner for Fornybar Energi Mål og virkemidler i de nordiske landenes handlingsplaner for Fornybar Energi Bjarne Juul-Kristensen Energistyrelsen, Nordiske Arbejdsgruppe for Fornybar Energi Content Targets and measures in RES-Directive

More information

OVERVIEW & OUTLOOK: BRAZILIAN SUGARCANE INDUSTRY

OVERVIEW & OUTLOOK: BRAZILIAN SUGARCANE INDUSTRY OVERVIEW & OUTLOOK: BRAZILIAN SUGARCANE INDUSTRY Leticia Phillips Representative, North America Washington, August 1, 2012 Fonte: LMC, F.O.Licht s, Secex, UNICA e Rais. KEY NUMBERS - BRAZILIAN SUGARCANE

More information

Alternative Energy Resources

Alternative Energy Resources Alternative Energy Resources Energy Resource Advantages Disadvantages What are some renewable energy resources? A nonrenewable resource cannot be replaced in a reasonable amount of time. Fossil fuels such

More information

Global Bioenergy Partnership

Global Bioenergy Partnership Global Bioenergy Partnership Working together to promote bioenergy for sustainable development RECENT EU AND US PROPOSALS IN THE FIELD OF BIOFUELS: THE CRITICAL ASPECTS OF SUSTAINABILITY 13 May 2009 MEDREC

More information

The Norwegian bioenergy sector

The Norwegian bioenergy sector The Norwegian bioenergy sector plans, policies and market opportunities Oslo 26.10.2009 Cato Kjølstad, Managing Director Norwegian Bioenergy Association 1 NOBIOs BUSINESS MEMBERS COMMERCIAL BIOENERGY PRODUCTS

More information

Renewable Energies: Opportunities for Mexico

Renewable Energies: Opportunities for Mexico Renewable Energies: Opportunities for Mexico Maria Elena Sierra Deputy Director Marzo 2007 2 What is CONAE? Federal Entity under the umbrella of the Ministry of Energy with managerial, financial and technical

More information