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Table 5 Summary of local weights of main criteria, sub-criteria and global weights of overall sub-criteria as analyzed in this study

From: Criteria prioritization for the sustainable development of second-generation bioethanol in Thailand using the Delphi-AHP technique

Main criteria Local weights of main criteria (%) Sub-criteria Local weights of sub-criteria (%) Global weights of sub-criteria (%) Min. weights (%) Max. weights (%) Standard deviation (SD) (%)
Technical feasibility 24.9 Biomass availability and collectability 38.9 9.7 1.8 18.0 5.58
Ethanol productivity 31.6 7.9 1.7 17.2 5.83
Biomass logistics 29.5 7.3 1.7 18.6 6.29
Subtotal 100.0     
Economic feasibility 32.7 Net present value 24.1 7.9 2.3 22.6 6.95
Final price per liter of ethanol 39.6 13.0 3.0 25.4 7.06
Added value of input materials 36.3 11.9 2.2 26.8 8.49
Subtotal 100.0     
Social impacts 17.3 Job creation 24.8 4.3 1.3 11.9 3.32
Food security 34.5 6.0 1.2 12.6 3.86
Change in household income 40.7 7.1 3.2 12.6 3.51
Subtotal 100.0     
Environmental impacts 25.1 Indirect land use change 24.4 6.1 1.9 15.9 5.01
Greenhouse gas balance 31.4 7.9 2.7 17.4 5.0
Net energy balance 44.2 11.1 1.7 17.9 5.74
Subtotal 100.0     
Total 100.0   100.0