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Table 1 Performance metric comparison for starch- and LC-bioethanol life-cycles

From: A spatially explicit whole-system model of the lignocellulosic bioethanol supply chain: an assessment of decentralised processing potential

  Metrics
  GWP Energy efficiency Land productivity Cost
Technology kgCO2 GJF-1 MJPEI MJF-1 GJ ha-1 year-1 £2006 GJ-1
Starch 81 0.79 58 14.97
Lignocellulosic 11 0.1 94.5 8.41
Source [5] [5] [29] [30]