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Agroenergy

08/12/2009 at 16:52h

To US, Brazil is a partner in biofuels

The statement was made today by the head of the United States Environmental Protection Agency, Lisa Jackson, in an event on the sidelines of the UN Climate Conference, in Copenhagen.

09/11/2009 at 16:32h

Government studies expansion of level of biodiesel in diesel

24/09/2009 at 08:41h

Alcohol pipeline should cheapen ethanol exports

A pipeline for ethanol, scheduled to start operating in 2012, should lower the product’s cost by around 25%. The project was created by company Uniduto, comprised of ten groups in the industry.

05/08/2009 at 08:56h

British minister visits ethanol plant

The minister of Energy and Climate Change of the UK, Ed Miliband, visited a plant owned by Cosan group, in Piracicaba, and was very interested in lower greenhouse gas emissions through ethanol.

31/07/2009 at 14:40h

Foreign presence in ethanol industry grows

Brazil received over US$ 3.5 billion in foreign direct investment for production of oil products and biofuels, in a period of two and a half years.

12/06/2009 at 13:02h

Sudan to have over 10 sugar and alcohol mills

The country is advancing in development in the sector. On Wednesday, an ethanol factory, built with 15 million euros in equipment by the Brazilian Dedini, was inaugurated.

05/06/2009 at 13:08h

Government receives 'Energy City' project

The initiative of the São Carlos City Hall contemplates the creation of a permanent space for exhibition of technologies, research and programs turned to the energy sector.

05/06/2009 at 09:46h

Sudanese professionals to discuss ethanol in Brazil

Representatives of 16 sugar and ethanol producing countries will attend a workshop on the industry in the city of Ribeirão Preto next week.

03/06/2009 at 12:38h

World will need ethanol and oil

The growing population should guarantee space for ethanol and oil in the future. The use of biofuels, however, is growing and global trade should rise tenfold by 2020.

02/06/2009 at 13:55h

Brazil wants leadership in cellulosic ethanol

This statement was made yesterday by Chief of Staff Dilma Roussef, at the opening of the 2nd Ethanol Summit, in São Paulo. The country should produce 17.3 billion litres of the product in 2020.

14/05/2009 at 12:20h

Green polyethylene to receive US$ 265 million from Development Bank

The financing approved by the Brazilian Development Bank will be made to Braskem, which is going to produce ethylene and polyethylene from ethanol in Rio Grande do Sul.

05/04/2009 at 07:01h

Biodiesel plant to expand capacity by 42%

Petrobras aims to increase capacity at its Montes Claros plant so as to produce 80,000 cubic metres of biodiesel by 2013. Plants in the states of Ceará and Bahia should undergo expansion as well.