Full chain energy analysis of biodiesel from Jatropha curcas L. in Thailand.

  title={Full chain energy analysis of biodiesel from Jatropha curcas L. in Thailand.},
  author={Kritana Prueksakorn and Shabbir H. Gheewala},
  journal={Environmental science & technology},
  volume={42 9},
Biodiesel production from Jatropha curcas Linnaeus (JCL) has been considered for partial substitution of diesel fuel for transportation in Thailand. The aim of this study is to investigate the energy consumption for long-term investment (20 years) of Jatropha Methyl Ester (JME) production in Thailand using a life cycle approach. Apart from the average result, two scenarios--best and worst case--are set up to illustrate the range of results due to the variety of management practices. The main… CONTINUE READING

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