Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login to save this paper or follow this series

Modelling regional maize market and transport distances for biogas production in Germany

Contents:

Author Info

  • Delzeit, Ruth
  • Britz, Wolfgang
  • Holm-Muller, Karin

Abstract

Our location model aims to simulate location decisions for biogas plants based on profit maximisation to generate regional demand functions for maize and corresponding plant size structure and transport distances. By linking it with an agricultural sector model we derived regional maize markets. Comparing results for the REA with a scenario applying uniform per unit subsidy and producing the same energy, we see higher subsidy costs with the REA but lower transportation distances.

Download Info

If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
File URL: http://purl.umn.edu/53258
Download Restriction: no

Bibliographic Info

Paper provided by German Association of Agricultural Economists (GEWISOLA) in its series 49th Annual Conference, Kiel, Germany, September 30-October 2, 2009 with number 53258.

as in new window
Length:
Date of creation: Oct 2009
Date of revision:
Handle: RePEc:ags:gaae09:53258

Contact details of provider:
Postal: Bundesallee 50, 38116 Braunschweig
Phone: 0531 / 596 5501
Fax: 0531 / 596 5599
Email:
Web page: http://www.gewisola.de/
More information through EDIRC

Related research

Keywords: Biogas; environmental effects; transport costs; choice of location; Agricultural Finance; Environmental Economics and Policy;

This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:

References

No references listed on IDEAS
You can help add them by filling out this form.

Citations

Citations are extracted by the CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
as in new window

Cited by:
  1. Ruth Delzeit & Ulla Kellner, 2011. "How location decisions influence the transport cost of processed and unprocessed bioenergy digestates: the impact of plant size and location on profitability of biogas plants in Germany," Kiel Working Papers 1730, Kiel Institute for the World Economy.

Lists

This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

Statistics

Access and download statistics

Corrections

When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:ags:gaae09:53258. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (AgEcon Search).

If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.