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Power from sugarcane bagasse.



INTRODUCTION. ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN THE CANE SUGAR INDUSTRY. From cane to sugar. Why such a low energy efficiency?. A new situation. A CONCEPT FOR SURPLUS BAGASSE AND SURPLUS ELECTRICITY. Short presentation of the concept. An average cane sugar factory. Strategy 1: Self-sufficiency. Strategy 2: Surplus bagasse. Strategy 3: Surplus electricity production. HOW MUCH SURPLUS ELECTRICITY AND BAGASSE?. Assumptions. Calculation formula. Power production potential for Strategy 1.3. Sensitivity analysis. Graphical presentation. Surplus bagasse. PROFITABILITY ANALYSIS. Investment stratagies. Plant capacity. investment costs. Cost distribution. Electricity production costs. Price of electricity. Profitability of Strategy 1, 2 and 3. ECONOMIC ANALYSIS. Foreign exchange balance. Financial support to the sugar industry. Power contribution at a regional and national level.

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Ministerio de Ambiente y Energía. Secretaría de Planificación del Sub-Sector Energía - Centro de Información de Energía y Ambiente, CIENA

Grettel Ruiz Matarrita

Calle 25, Avenidas 8 y 10. San José, Costa Rica

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