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Agroenergy

02/04/2009 at 11:58h

Bioenergy project to receive US$ 153 million

The funds will be turned to expansion of the Sada group in the state of Minas Gerais. The company is going to expand its operations into production of alcohol and energy from sugarcane bagasse.

16/03/2009 at 13:21h

Brazil uses renewable energy in the production of chicken

The biodigester, which generates gas from waste, is being used in the chicken farming in Brazil. It is way to control high electric energy expenses due to incubator use.

05/03/2009 at 08:57h

Petrobras to invest US$ 2.4 billion in biofuels

The funds should be spent up until 2013 on ethanol and biodiesel production.

04/03/2009 at 12:35h

Petrobras produces petrol with ethanol in Japan

The Brazilian company produces petrol with a mixture of 3% ethanol in the country. It is the first step to sell ethanol on the Asian market.

30/01/2009 at 09:52h

Economic Forum recommends investment in ethanol

A report disclosed during the event, which gathers business and political leaders from several countries in Davos, calls for investment of US$ 515 billion a year in clean energy generation until 2030.

21/01/2009 at 09:45h

Brazilian ethanol may gain space in US market

Barack Obama's administration has already shown interest in environmental issues. His campaign commitments included sustainable development and implementation of clean energy technologies.

11/01/2009 at 07:00h

Plant to produce 1.5 million litres of biodiesel until March

The production, sold at the 12th National Petroleum Agency biodiesel auction, should start in the following weeks, within the schedule of entry into operation of the Montes Claros Biodiesel Plant.

02/01/2009 at 07:00h

Petrobras exceeds biodiesel production goal in 2008

The plants of Candeias, in the state of Bahia, and Quixadá, in the state of Ceará, ended the year with a total output of 8.8 million litres.

15/10/2008 at 15:17h

India wants to import ethanol and technology from Brazil

Part of the Indian vehicle fleet already runs on gasoline containing 5% of alcohol, a rate that may be increased to 10%. The country is interested in manufacturing the fuel.

08/10/2008 at 13:00h

Agriculture minister: crisis should not affect food prices in short term

05/09/2008 at 13:05h

Ethanol exports to grow 73%

Brazil exported 3.53 billion litres of ethanol in 2007 and should ship 6.1 billion litres abroad in 2011, according to a study by the National Supply Company. The cane crop this year should be record.

02/09/2008 at 14:52h

Brazil trains foreigners on ethanol production and use