Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publication Version

Published Version

Publication Date

7-2015

DOI

10.13031/aim.20152188570

Conference Title

2015 ASABE Annual International Meeting

Conference Date

July 26–29, 2015

City

New Orleans, LA, United States

Abstract

The objective of this project was to conduct TEA (Techno-economic analysis) and LCA (Life cycle assessment) for the production of red wine. Small, medium and large scale winemaking processes were chosen for analysis. For LCA, the consumption of water, energy, green house gas emissions, and solid waste generation were considered for environmental impacts. For TEA, a spreadsheet-based economic model was developed. The results of the LCA and TEA were compared amongst all scales. The results of the LCA showed that both bottle manufacturing and winemaking processes contributed the greatest environmental impacts, while for TEA, the relationship between cost and profit among all three scales fitted an exponential model.

Comments

This proceeding is from 2015 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Paper No. 152188570, pages 1-16 (doi: 10.13031/aim.20152188570). St. Joseph, Mich.: ASABE. Posted with permission.

Copyright Owner

American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers

Language

en

Date Available

2015-08-06

File Format

application/pdf

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