The Brazilian Development Bank and the Studies and Projects Funding Body will provide US$ 618 million to innovative business plans for the industry. The goal is to boost productivity.
Test used aviation kerosene and fuel made with dry algae for 45 minutes on a 777 Boeing flight between Abu Dhabi and Al Ain.
A fleet drove for 100,000 kilometres to evaluate the effects of the mix on the engines. At this time, the diesel oil sold in Brazil contains 5% of biofuel.
The company reached a new all-time high in daily output on September 29th, at 2 million litres, and also had record sales in the first quarter, at 145 million litres.
The Brazilian research station on the continent will be the first to use an ethanol-fuelled generator to supply its electric needs.
Foreign sales of chicken rose 3.2% in volume in the first eight months of this year. The Middle East was the main destination.
Over the next 12 months, Rio is going to test the addition of 30% of sugarcane diesel to traditional diesel. The product was developed by company Amyris Brasil.
The Brazilian state-run company intends to raise its share in the sector from 5% to 15%, de according to the minister of Mines and Energy, Edison Lobão.
Biodiesel will fuel parade cars of samba school Mocidade Independente de Padre Miguel.
President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva believes that regions such as Europe, Japan and the US will use ethanol from sugarcane. The North Americans tax the product to protect their maize production.
Last year, sugarcane had the highest share of the Brazilian energy matrix since 1992, according to a Statistics Institute survey. Presently, cane accounts for 18% of power generation in the country.
The Brazilian company established a partnership with the United States-based KL Energy for developing alcohol fuel production from sugarcane bagasse.