Industrial Production of Ethanol from Sugar Cane

Process information from secondary sources to summarise the processes involved in the industrial production of ethanol from sugar cane




  • The industrial production of ethanol from sugar cane involves:
    • Fermenting the sugar cane under the required conditions.
    • Distilling the ethanol produced in fermentation from the water it is dissolved with.
  • The distillation of ethanol can require the equivalent of half the energy released when it is burnt.

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