Rice, Bernard; Teagasc, John Finnan
May 2009
Engineers Journal;May2009, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p210
Academic Journal
The article provides an overview of developments in the biofuel industry in Ireland as of May 2009. High rape-seed prices have negatively affected pure plant oil (PPO) production in Ireland. The reasons for the need for Irish biofuel industries based on current technologies are enumerated including very low oil prices and volatility of existing food market prices. It stresses the necessity for biofuels for which certificates are issued to comply with the most appropriate quality standard.


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