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Table 4 Land productivity in terms of sugar yield, ethanol output, and revenue

From: Bridging the gap between feedstock growers and users: the study of a coppice poplar-based biorefinery

Site Hybrid Integrated model economics
Land sugar productivity Land ethanol outputa Land revenue
(tonne/acre/year) (liter/acre/year) ($/acre/year)
Jefferson Low-productivity 1.05 594 250
High-productivity 1.15 670 282
Clarksburg Low-productivity 0.63 355 149
High-productivity 0.64 365 153
  1. a Fermentation conversion calculated based on NREL 2011 biochemical conversion report [27]