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Table 2 NPV, MESP, and IRR for all the cases

From: Techno-economic evaluation of integrated first- and second-generation ethanol production from grain and straw

  NPV discount rate 11 % (MEUR) NPV discount rate 5 % (MEUR) NPV discount rate 14 % (MEUR) MESP (EUR/L ethanol) IRR (%)
1G 92 242 47 0.50 19
E1 117 332 53 0.48 17
E2 95 298 35 0.50 16
B1 38 192 −8 0.53 13
B2 −1 132 −41 0.56 11
C5E1 167 406 95 0.46 20
C5E2 154 387 85 0.47 20
C5B1 119 315 60 0.49 18
C5B2 90 271 36 0.51 17
UB1 140 360 74 0.47 19
UB2 71 250 17 0.51 15
UC5B1 185 426 114 0.45 22
UC5B2 134 344 72 0.48 19
  1. NPV in the base case scenario and at higher and lower discount rates, together with the MESP and the IRR, for the seven cases studied, at 60 and 80 % of the theoretical biogas yield. Cases with 60 % biogas yield are indexed with “2” (E2, B2, C5E2, and C5B2)