Restructuring of Sugarcane Facilities for the Combined Production of Bioethanol and Co-Products. The Cuban Case

M. Morales, L. Mesa, E. González, M. González, C. Cara & F. Espínola
This work analyzes the main aspects to be considered for the improvement of operation in sugarcane facilities in Cuba, when taking into account, in addition to sugar, the combined production of ethanol and other chemicals, both from traditional sources (like molasses and sugar cane juices) but also from sugarcane waste streams, like sugarcane bagasse. The possibilities of introducing a new technology for producing ethanol and co­products in existing sugar production facilities is analyzed together with...