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Table 4 Overall ethanol production (1G plus 2G), surplus electricity, and 2G yield for evaluated scenarios

From: Techno-economic analysis and climate change impacts of sugarcane biorefineries considering different time horizons

Scenario Ethanol production (103 m3/year) Surplus electricity (GWh/year) Ethanol production (L/TCa) Surplus electricity (kWh/TCa) 2G yield (L/t LCMb)
1G-base 170.4 85.2
1G-ST 339.7 697.5 84.9 174.3
1G-MT 438.3 1153.7 76.6 201.5
1G-LT 561.6 1769.8 68.8 216.7
1G2G-ST 433.9 274.3 108.4 68.6 237.5
1G2G-MT 667.4 403.2 116.6 70.4 293.0
1G2G-LT 989.1 555.4 121.1 68.0 348.9
  1. aTC refers to metric tons of cane (either sugarcane stalks or energy cane)
  2. bLCM refers to dry lignocellulosic material pretreated in the 2G process