Agroscope Reckenholz-Tänikon Research Station ART

Ettenhausen, Switzerland

Carried out a project 2008 2011 to clarify the requirements of raw materials, the agricultural aspects for the possibilities of production, the need of fuel quality, the operating performance and emissions of engines, ecological and economical questions with the use of FAME (ussed edible oil) and bioethanol EtOH (from wood and miscanthus). Measurement of performance, fuel consumption, smoke, emissions and particules. To provide a technical overview paper listing up advantages and disadvantages as well as an evaluation of the potential of the known biofuels for 1st and 2nd generation in Switzerland.

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