Commercial production of ethanol in the San Luis Valley, Colorado. Final Report [electronic resource].
- Washington, D.C. : United States. Dept. of Energy, 1983. and Oak Ridge, Tenn. : Distributed by the Office of Scientific and Technical Information, U.S. Dept. of Energy.
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- United States. Department of Energy and United States. Department of Energy. Office of Scientific and Technical Information
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- The purpose of this study is to assess the commercial feasibility of producing between 76 and 189 million liters (20 and 50 million gallons) of ethanol annually in the San Luis Valley, Colorado using geothermal energy as the primary heat source. The San Luis Valley is located in south-central Colorado. The valley is a high basin situated approximately 2316 meters (7600 feet) above sea level which contains numerous warm water wells and springs. A known geothermal resource area (KGRA) is located in the east-central area of the valley. The main industry in the valley is agriculture, while the main industry in the surrounding mountains is lumber. Both of these industries can provide feedstock for the production of ethanol.
- Published through SciTech Connect., 07/01/1983., "doe/id/12193-3", "DE84002425", Erickson, M.V.; Walter, K.M.; Ferguson, C.D.; Hewlett, E.M.; Sherwood, P.B.; Boswell, B.S.; Hart, M.L., and Westec Services, Inc., San Diego, CA
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