Ethanol Production from the Mexican Sugar Industry: Perspectives and Challenges

@inproceedings{AguilarRivera2019EthanolPF,
  title={Ethanol Production from the Mexican Sugar Industry: Perspectives and Challenges},
  author={No{\'e} Aguilar-Rivera and Christian Michel-Cuello and Ricardo Serna-Lagunes and Teresita de Jes{\'u}s Debernardi-V{\'a}zquez and Arm{\'i}n Trujillo-Mata},
  year={2019}
}
This chapter provides an analysis of the Mexican sugar industry and its current status and potential for ethanol-based biofuels. Mexico offers, regarding the value chain of ethanol, good agroecological conditions for sugarcane production. However, ethanol engenderment from juice, molasses, or cane residues is limited by several constraints for its sustainable technological, cultural, and legislative implementation. A successful cane ethanol biofuel program in Mexico requires improvements in… CONTINUE READING