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Feedstock Readiness Level (FSRL) evaluation: Saccharum spp. (energy cane), Alcohol-to-Jet, Southeast, Jun. 2017

posted on 2023-12-18, 17:31 authored by Sonny Viator, Anna Hale, John Russin

Feedstock readiness level evaluations are performed for a specific feedstock-conversion process combination and for a particular region. FSRL evaluations complement evaluations of Fuel Readiness Level (FRL) and environmental progress.

The data from this evaluation, compiled in June 2017, assesses the maturity of Saccharum spp. (energy cane), as a feedstock for the Alcohol-to-Jet conversion process in the United States South region.

Resources in this dataset:

  • Resource Title: Saccharum_ATJ_South_Viator_Hale_2017_06.

    File Name: Saccharum_ATJ_South_Viator_Hale_2017_06.xlsx

    Resource Description: Feedstock Readiness Level evaluation of Saccharum spp. (energy cane) for cellulosic alcohol-to-jet conversion in the US South region

  • Resource Title: FSRL Data Dictionary.

    File Name: Data Dictionary FSRL_0.csv

    Resource Description: Data dictionary describing the format and entry of data for Feedstock Readiness Level evaluations.


U.S. Department of Transportation

Federal Aviation Administration


Data contact name

Lewis, Kristin

Data contact email


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Intended use

The evaluations are intended to be used for two purposes: first, to enable stakeholders to identify gaps where further research, development or investment may be needed to facilitate readiness of a particular feedstock for a given conversion process, and second, to allow parties interested in developing alternative fuel facilities to understand what feedstocks may be available in the near term in a particular region.

Use limitations

These evaluations are based on individual assessments at a given time and location and are not necessarily definitive or exhaustive.

Temporal Extent Start Date



  • Not specified

Geographic Coverage


Geographic location - description

Southeast United States

ISO Topic Category

  • environment
  • transportation

Ag Data Commons Group

  • Farm 2 Fly

National Agricultural Library Thesaurus terms

bioenergy; complement; aviation; feedstocks; fuel production; alternative fuels; Saccharum; United States; Southeastern United States

Pending citation

  • No

Public Access Level

  • Public

Preferred dataset citation

Viator, Sonny; Hale, Anna; Russin, John (2016). Feedstock Readiness Level (FSRL) evaluation: Saccharum spp. (energy cane), Alcohol-to-Jet, Southeast, Jun. 2017. Ag Data Commons.

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