Energy Industry in Brazil

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  • Biofuels and Ethanol in Brazil

    Total sugarcane production for MY 2009/10 is projected at 605 million metric tons, up 7 percent compared to previous season. Post projects that 57.5 percent of total sugarcane crushed will be diverted to ethanol production which is forecast at 28.45 billion liters. Ethanol exports are expected to decline to 3.7 billion...

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 22 Dec 2009 related to Energy in Brazil

  • Biodiesels in Brazil

    Biodiesel production remains regulated by the Brazilian Government. As of July 1, 2009, the B4, e.g., a 4 percent blend of biodiesel in mineral diesel for fuel use became mandatory as defined by Resolution # 2/2009 of the National Council of Energy Policy.

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 21 Dec 2009 related to Energy in Brazil

Latest News (5) Go Top
  • Biofuels - Ethanol Import Tariff

    In December 2011, the Government of Brazil extended the zero import tariff applied to ethanol to December 31, 2015.

    Foreign Agricultural Service on 24 Jan 2012 related to Energy in Brazil

  • Rio Power Utility Light Invests in Underground Network

    Rio-based power utility Light will invest R$ 300 million (approximately US$ 170 million) . 2012 to upgrade its underground systems.

    U.S. Commercial Service on 30 Dec 2011 related to Energy in Brazil

  • Solar Energy Update-

    Following the “Wind Power Declaration” that the State of Rio Grande do Norte launched in 2009, which ended up boosting wind power in Brazil, the Rio de Janeiro Environmental Secretary and Federal Universities of Rio de Janeiro UFRJ and COPPE launched a “Solar Power Declaration” on August 18,...

    U.S. Commercial Service on 28 Nov 2011 related to Energy in Brazil

  • Metering Latin America

    “We are living in interesting times in the energy market in Brazil”, says Adriano Rehder, the project director of the annual Metering Latin America, which will once again unite utilities, smart metering and smart grids experts, regulators and global technology giants in Sao Paulo from 25-27 October.

    U.S. Commercial Service on 25 Sep 2011 related to Energy in Brazil

  • Petrobras plans to spend $224.7 billion

    Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. has approved a new business plan with a budget that is somewhat revised from the budget in its previous business plan. The new business plan’s budget anticipates spending USD224.7 billion between now and 2015.

    U.S. Commercial Service on 30 Aug 2011 related to Energy in Brazil

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