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Type: Artigo de evento
Title: Renewable Energy In Brazil
Author: Cencig M.O.
Abstract: The Brazilian primary energy supply has a significant proportion of renewable energy (40.9 %). Brazilian Alcohol Program (PROALCOOL, started in 1975) is the major program on renewable energy in Brazil and the biggest ethanol program in the World. Growing programs: the Program for Renewable Energy - PROINFA (wind, biomass and small hydroelectric stations), the Probiodiesel Program (a blend of diesel with a vegetable oil), hydrogen as a fuel and fuel cells, Flex-Fuel Vehicles (with free mixing of gasoline and ethanol); also, about 22 MW from wind energy. Other issues: Brazil and the Kyoto Protocol; the Brazilian emissions of CO2; projects concerning the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM).
Editor: Tapir Academic Press
Rights: fechado
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Date Issue: 2005
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