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New frontiers in biofuels

International Conference on New Frontiers in Biofuels (1st 2010 Delhi Technological University)

New frontiers in biofuels

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Published by Scitech Publications in New Delhi .
Written in English


About the Edition

Papers presented at the conference organized by Delhi Technologcal University on Jan. 18-19, 2010.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statement[editors], P.B. Sharma, Naveen Kumar
ContributionsSharma, P. B., Naveen Kumar, Prof, Delhi Technological University
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 547 p. :
Number of Pages547
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24581717M
ISBN 109788183713085
LC Control Number2010316976
OCLC/WorldCa562787553

Right now, most biofuels are more expensive than gasoline. There are some estimates that oil from Saudi Arabia can be made for $5-$10 a barrel, corn biofuel (ethanol) is $60 a barrel, switchgrass biofuel (ethanol) is $ a barrel, and algae biofuel (biodiesel or . Biofuels; sustainable innovation or gold rush? Biofuels are controversial. Policy makers and other stakeholders are struggling to find answers to how, and under which conditions sustainability could be realised, and how to encourage sustainable practices through guidelines and norms (e.g., derived from the Cramer Criteria).


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