Scenarios of Palm-Oil Biodiesel in the Mexican Transportation Sector

Scenarios of Palm-Oil Biodiesel in the Mexican Transportation Sector

Jorge M. Islas S., Genice K. Grande A., Fabio L. Manzini Poli

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Abstract. This work analyses the environmental and economic feasibility of producing palm oil-based biodiesel in Mexico in order to substitute of diesel fuel consumption using B5 first and B10 to 2031 in the transportation sector. Two scenarios were created by projecting demand and costs for biodiesel as well as greenhouse gases emissions reduction and area requirements. In the economic section, the cost-benefit analysis of biodiesel and the mitigation costs of carbon dioxide were estimated. This work shows that Application of tax incentives could make biodiesel competitive against diesel.

palm-oil biodiesel, scenarios, Mexican transportation sector, GHG mitigation, cost-benefit analysis

Published online 4/20/2019, 8 pages
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Citation: Jorge M. Islas S., Genice K. Grande A., Fabio L. Manzini Poli, Scenarios of Palm-Oil Biodiesel in the Mexican Transportation Sector, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 11, pp 135-142, 2019


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