Feasibility Study for the Production of Bio-ethanol from Sugarcane in Mauritius
International Journal of Pharmacy and Chemistry
Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2019, Pages: 36-41
Received: Aug. 14, 2019; Accepted: Sep. 16, 2019; Published: Oct. 5, 2019
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Ahmad Fahad Tayab, School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
Md Monower Zahid Khan, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
S. M. Rafiul Islam, Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Md Saleh Ebn Sharif, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
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Abstract
This paper summarizes a groundwork investigation of production of Bio-Ethanol from Sugarcane and analysis of its feasibility in terms of social, economic and environmental aspects. The main objective of this case study is to analyze the option available for ethanol production from sugarcane. As the disposal of sugar mill biomass (bagasse) is a major issue concern for environment, we also suggest the ways to efficiently use bagasse to produce steam and electricity – a sustainable solution of clean energy. Production of Bio-Ethanol is result of several steps of Extraction, Fermentation, Distillation & Dehydration and we demonstrate a comparison of production of Bio-Ethanol from Bagasse and Molasses. In addition, preliminary analysis shows greater scope for more clean and green technology for the still grey areas.
Keywords
Bio Ethanol, Sustainable Energy Solution, Bio Fuel, Feasibility, Sugarcane
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Ahmad Fahad Tayab, Md Monower Zahid Khan, S. M. Rafiul Islam, Md Saleh Ebn Sharif, Feasibility Study for the Production of Bio-ethanol from Sugarcane in Mauritius, International Journal of Pharmacy and Chemistry. Vol. 5, No. 4, 2019, pp. 36-41. doi: 10.11648/j.ijpc.20190504.11
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