Question

A sugar cane
farm currently can
get 72.5 liters of
ethanol per ton of
sugar cane. For
1

hectare (10,000 m2)
you can produce 60
tons of sugar cane
(1 acre = 4047
m2). The energy

content of ethanol
is 24 MJ/L and
density is 789
kg/m3. If the US
consumes 1.05 x 1020
J of

energy per year
calculate the land
needed in km2 to
collect the equivalent
amount of

energy needed to
power the United
States for a year.
Assume you can only
harvest once

per year.

Answer #1

ADVERTISEMENT

Get Answers For Free

Most questions answered within 1 hours.

ADVERTISEMENT

asked 5 minutes ago

asked 10 minutes ago

asked 12 minutes ago

asked 21 minutes ago

asked 28 minutes ago

asked 28 minutes ago

asked 47 minutes ago

asked 53 minutes ago

asked 55 minutes ago

asked 55 minutes ago

asked 57 minutes ago

asked 1 hour ago