Flexible Use of Diesel or Biodiesel: an approach via Real Options
AbstractOur main goal is to study the development of biodiesel as a renewable energy source in Brazilian reality. Specifically, we shall discuss the flexibility between traditional diesel and biodiesel. It will be evaluated the option pricing of a diesel-run device where it is possible to use diesel or biodiesel. The evaluation will be done by means of a Real Options Approach, where the choice is modeled on a European options sequence. We also comment on the added gains for a country like Brazil.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Fucape Business School in its journal Brazilian Business Review.
Volume (Year): 5 (2008)
Issue (Month): 3 (September)
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investment under uncertainty; real options; flexibility; renewable energy sources.;
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