Document Type : Original Article


1 School of Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.

2 School of Industrial Engineering, Iran University of Science & amp; Technology, Tehran, Iran.


Using second-generation biomass and biofuel deal with environmental pollution and CO2 emissions. Therefore, this paper design an integrated multi-period bi-objective biofuel supply chain network using support vector machine (SVM) and economic analysis to reduce the cost of generating biofuels and CO2 emissions. The economic analysis consists of three scenarios for supplying biomass. The SVM method specifies the potential place to build the bio-refinery. The next step solves the model with the augmented ε-constraint method. Finally, results show that biomass production and imports simultaneously reduce costs by 24.5% compared to the production scenario and 4.3% compared to the import scenario. According to the results obtained, despite the increase in cost, it reduces the amount of CO2 emissions. So, the Pareto solution resulted from the augmented ε-constraint method for the problem is determined as one of the most effective techniques to help the decision-makers.


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