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Table 1 Assumptions made for the development of the sugar production model

From: Environmental assessment of mild bisulfite pretreatment of forest residues into fermentable sugars for biofuel production

Process Assumptions
Biomass generation 845,000 tonnes/year to plant, with 75TPY fines screened to boiler. 770,000 going to the bioconversion process
Boiler Efficiency and yields are comparable to the 2011 NREL Aspen model
MBS pretreatment Biomass is at 50 % water content. FS-10, a blend of softwoods (Douglas Fir, Ponderosa Pine). Byproducts from the reaction will be comparable to those from NREL’s dilute acid model
Wastewater treatment Efficiency and yields are comparable to the 2011 NREL Aspen model