Life cycle GHG emissions from Malaysian oil palm bioenergy development : The impact on transportation sector ’ s energy security

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Malaysia’s transportation sector accounts for 41% of the country’s total energy use. The country is expected to become a net oil importer by the year 2011. To encourage renewable energy development and relieve the country’s emerging oil dependence, in 2006 the government mandated blending 5% palm-oil biodiesel in petroleum diesel. Malaysia produced 16… (More)

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