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Table 9

Life Cycle Assessment of biodiesel.

Biofuel Net energy ratio The model used for calculation Ref
Fossil fuel 6.3 Energy life cycle analysis small farm production [115]
Soybean biodiesel 4.25 Energy life cycle analysis small farm production [116]
Palm biodiesel 7.9–8.5 CED, PNAS [118]
Pine biodiesel 8.36 Energy accounting method [119]
Algae biodiesel 5.58 Biofuel analysis meta model [120]
Rapeseed biodiesel 6.71–7.2 Greet model [122]
Corn biodiesel 4.26–5.12 Energy and Resources Group [124]

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