Biodiesel production plants

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Biodiesel production plants
SectorMost major industry classification systems use sources of revenue as their basis for classifying companies into specific sectors, subsectors and industries. In order to group like companies based on their sustainability-related risks and opportunities, SASB created the Sustainable Industry Classification System® (SICS®) and the classification of sectors, subsectors and industries in the SDG Investor Platform is based on SICS.
Renewable Resources and Alternative Energy
Alternative Energy
Business Model Description

Invest in biodiesel production plants derived from vegetable oils for national consumption and/or export

Expected Impact

Increase the use of alternative energy sources that benefit the environment and reduce inequallities in the access

Indicative ReturnDescribes the rate of growth an investment is expected to generate within the IOA. The indicative return is identified for the IOA by establishing its Internal Rate of Return (IRR), Return of Investment (ROI) or Gross Profit Margin (GPM).
10% - 15% (in IRR)
Investment TimeframeDescribes the time period in which the IOA will pay-back the invested resources. The estimate is based on asset expected lifetime as the IOA will start generating accumulated positive cash-flows.
Medium Term (5–10 years)
Market SizeDescribes the value of potential addressable market of the IOA. The market size is identified for the IOA by establishing the value in USD, identifying the Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) or providing a numeric unit critical to the IOA.
< USD 50 million
Direct ImpactDescribes the primary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Affordable and Clean Energy (SDG 7) Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure (SDG 9)
Indirect ImpactDescribes the secondary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Climate Action (SDG 13) Responsible Consumption and Production (SDG 12) Sustainable Cities and Communities (SDG 11)
Sector Sources
  • (I) GIZ Paraguay. 2011. Ficha Técnica. https://www.bivica.org/files/eficiencia-energetica.pdf (II) Ministerio de Obras Públicas y Comunicaciones. 2020. Presentan hoja de ruta de la Política Energética del Paraguay en panel internacional. https://www.mopc.gov.py/index.php/noticias/presentan-hoja-de-ruta-de-la-politica-energetica-del-paraguay-en-panel-internacional (III) UNDP. 2020. The national human development report. Paraguay 2020. Energy and human development. https://www.undp.org/sites/g/files/zskgke326/files/migration/py/UNDP-PY-engINDH_Py_2020_Summary.pdf (IV) Grass Ramírez JF, Muñoz RC and Zartha Sossa JW. 2023. Innovations and trends in the coconut agroindustry supply chain: A technological surveillance and foresight analysis. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fsufs.2023.1048450/full (V) Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería. 2010. Marco estratégico agrario directrices basicas 2009 - 2018. https://faolex.fao.org/docs/pdf/par144609.pdf
IOA Sources
  • (1) Agencia de Cooperación Internacional del Japón & Coordinación Interinstitucional y Multisectorial de Contraparte. 2011. Estudio para el Desarrollo Rural Integral dirigido al Pequeño Productor EDRIPP. https://openjicareport.jica.go.jp/pdf/12041745.pdf (2) Diego Díaz. 2019. Parques industriales pueden ser alternativa para conseguir eficienciahttps://infonegocios.com.py/plus/parques-industriales-pueden-ser-alternativa-para-conseguir-eficiencia (3) Unidad Técnica de Estudios para la Industria. 2008. Industria Frutihortícola. https://www.mic.gov.py/mic/w/industria/deei/pdf/Perfil_Sect/FrutasHortalizas.pdf (4) Entrevistas. 2021. (5) BNA Americas. 2019. Planta de biocombustible más avanzada del mundo se instalará en Paraguay. https://www.bnamericas.com/es/noticias/planta-de-biocombustible-mas-avanzada-del-mundo-se-instalara-en-paraguay (6) OCDE. 2018. Hacia un entorno sostenible en Paraguay. https://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/sites/9789264301924-9-es/index.html?itemId=/content/component/9789264301924-9-es (7) Jorge Méndez Rheineck et al. 2007. CAMBIO CLIMÁTICO: Riesgos, vulnerabilidad y adaptación en el Paraguay. https://www.undp.org/sites/g/files/zskgke326/files/migration/py/UNDP-Paraguay-Riesgos-2007.pdf (8) Última Hora. 2023. ¿Cuántos vehículos matriculados hay en Paraguay? https://www.ultimahora.com/cuantos-vehiculos-matriculados-hay-paraguay-n2908096 (9) Hivy Ortiz. 2019. La primera causa de deforestación es la expansión agrícola y ganadera. https://es.mongabay.com/2019/10/hivy-ortiz-bosques-fao/ (10) Ricardo Rozemberg. 2009. La industria de biocombustibles en el MERCOSUR. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/227489858_La_industria_de_biocombustibles_en_el_MERCOSUR (11) Ramiro Rodríguez Alcalá. 2009. Biocombustibles en el Paraguay como cadenas de valor industrial.https://www.redsudamericana.org/sites/default/files/doc/2008%20Libro%20Biocombustibles%20cap05.pdf (12) Gobierno del Paraguay. 2014. Plan Nacional de Desarrollo Paraguay 2030. https://www.stp.gov.py/pnd/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/pnd2030.pdf (13) Gobierno del Paraguay. 2016. POLÍTICA ENERGÉTICA NACIONAL 2040. https://www.itaipu.gov.py/sites/default/files/u51/Decreto_Nro_6092_0.pdf (14) La Nación. 2021. Proyecto Omega Green inició obras de infraestructura para planta de biocombustible. https://www.lanacion.com.py/negocios/2021/11/16/proyecto-omega-green-inicio-obras-de-infraestructura-para-planta-de-biocombustible/ (15) Congreso de la Nación Paraguaya. 1993. Ley No. 294. https://www.bacn.gov.py/leyes-paraguayas/2374/ley-n-294-evaluacion-de-impacto-ambiental (16) Congreso de la Nación Paraguaya. 2005. Ley No. 2748. https://www.bacn.gov.py/leyes-paraguayas/2537/fomento-de-los-biocombustibles (17) Gobierno del Paraguay. 2013. Decreto 7412. https://faolex.fao.org/docs/pdf/par122019.pdf (18) Gobierno del Paraguay. 2015. Decreto 4562. https://www.ssme.gov.py/vmme/pdf/decretos/DECRETO4562.pdf (19) Agencia Financiera de Desarrollo. S.F. Acerca de la AFD. https://www.afd.gov.py/que-es-la-afd (20) Congreso de la Nación Paraguaya. 1990. Ley 60/90. https://www.mre.gov.py/consulpar-rio-de-janeiro/application/files/6316/1608/8888/Ley_60_-_90_Incentivos_Fiscales_a_la_Inversion_Nacional_y_Extranjera.pdf