Table 6: Main parameters used in the economic analysis.

DataValue

Project lifetime25 years
Construction and startup2 years
Depreciation10 years
Interest rate15% year
Sugarcane average cost35.17a US$/t
Sugarcane-trash average cost15.02b US$/t
Enzyme average cost1.25c US$/kg
Ethanol average price0.72d US$/L
Electricity average price51d US$/MWh

a[30]; b[8]; c[31]; d[32].