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Table 5 Descriptions of the cases simulated

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

Case 1Ga E1a B1a C5E1a C5B1a UB1a UC5B1a
C6 fermentation only x x x    x  
C5&C6 fermentation     x x   x
Evaporation thin stillage x x   x    
Biogas from thin stillage    x   x x x
Upgrading of biogas to vehicle fuel quality       x x
  1. aThe cases are denoted with “1” to indicate that the biogas yield was 80 % of the theoretical value (cases with a biogas yield of 60 % will be denoted with the number 2)