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Title: Biodiesel from Jatropha as transport fuel — A case study of UP State, India
Authors: Chauhan, R D
Sharma, M P
Saini, R P
Singal, S K
Keywords: Biodiesel
Jatropha
Transesterification
Transport fuel
Issue Date: May- 2
Publisher: CSIR
Series/Report no.: C10L1/02
Abstract: In Uttar Pradesh (UP) state of India, during 2003-04, transport sector has consumed about 2150 million liters [ML] diesel while the projected demand for the same alone may be 2987 ML by 2020. Considering 20% blend of biodiesel in diesel, requirement of UP would be about 596 ML of biodiesel, which could be produced from non-edible oil resources especially Jatropha. This will save foreign exchange and reduce CO2 emission. Paper presents potential of Jatropha cultivation on the available wastelands in UP and techno-economic study of biodiesel production and utilization for transport sector of the state with particular reference to Uttar Pradesh State Roadways Transport Corporation (UPSRTC).
Description: 394-398
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/1256
ISSN: 0022-4456
Appears in Collections:JSIR Vol.66(05) [May 2007]

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