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Table 10 Main data for the cogeneration system

From: Bioelectricity versus bioethanol from sugarcane bagasse: is it worth being flexible?

Parameter Value Unit
Cellulose LHVa 15997.1 kJ/kg
Hemicellulose LHVa 16443.3 kJ/kg
Lignin LHV a 24170 kJ/kg
Boiler outlet vapor pressure 65.7 bar
Boiler outlet vapor temperature 520 °C
Boiler efficiency 92 %
Back-pressure turbine outlet pressure 2.5 bar
Back-pressure turbine efficiency 68 %
Condensing turbine efficiency 70 %
  1. aLower Heating Value (LHV) calculated using data from Wooley and Putsche [18].