Rape methyl-esther as a renewable energy resource in transport
H. Součkováhttps://doi.org/10.17221/5021-AGRICECONCitation:Součková H. (2006): Rape methyl-esther as a renewable energy resource in transport. Agric. Econ. – Czech, 52: 244-249.
The conception of the agricultural politicy of the Czech Republic is in accordance with the European model of agriculture, and one of this politicy pillars has been concentrated on the development of the multifunctional agriculture. In this contribution, several findings from the solution of the research project QF 4142 have been summarised in a synthetic form. It introduced financing and support programme of the rape methyl-esther (RME) and mixed fuel production. In the article, the availability and economic potential of the renewable energy sources till the year 2010 are shown primarily. The RME and the bio-diesel form an important part of the biomass in the Czech Republic. We describe in brief the RME characteristics in the year 1997–2004 in the following fields: production and support of the RME and mixed fuel. We have the capacity of the RME production 150 000 t in the Czech Republic with the average costs 20 CZK/l RME.Keywords:
:rape oil methyl-esther, non-food products, supports, renewable source of energy