Effect of adopting rice husk power plant on the industrial structures in Japan; Input-output analysis

Chika Tada, Takashl Yanagida, Kiyotaka Saga, Lyudmyla Yuriyivna Bespyatko, Elmer Bautista, Shinji Fujimoto, Tomoaki Minowa

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Abstract

The economic impacts, CO2 emission, and change in industrial structures using rice husk power plant in Japan were investigated using input-output table of Japan. The direct and second economic impacts by investment to the rice husk power plant sector were 1.5 times higher than that to the power sector. The flow of money shifted to the agriculture, forestry and fisheries sector during introduction rice husk power plant. Increasing rate of using rice husk power plant induce the high-value added and the low CO 2 emission society with a very little change in industrial structure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)869-876
Number of pages8
JournalNihon Enerugi Gakkaishi/Journal of the Japan Institute of Energy
Volume88
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Oct

Keywords

  • Evaluation
  • Industrial structure
  • Input-output table
  • Power plant
  • Rice husk

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Fuel Technology
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology

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