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Table 6 Ethanol and electric energy average seasonality over the period 2003-2012

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

Month Ethanol (%) Electric energy (spot market) (%)
January 11.19% 22.97%
February 7.64% -24.71%
March 9.29% -27.39%
April 5.76% -31.52%
May -8.90% -26.25%
June -12.61% -16.08%
July -8.79% -5.77%
August -6.53% -11.77%
September -5.37% 20.39%
October -1.11% 40.86%
November 2.81% 41.92%
December 6.60% 17.36%
  1. Percentage variation from the average mean.