Archive for January 2012
A project named Diesel de Cana - rumo a 2016 (Cane Diesel - heading for 2016), which uses sustainable technology developed by the company Amyris Brasil, was launched in Rio during the 1st Seminar on Sustainable Technologies in Transport. The initiative is a result of a partnership between the Rio de Janeiro state government, the Rio deJaneiro city hall and the Federation of Passenger Transport Companies of the State of Rio de Janeiro (Fetranspor).
In the coming 12 months, the project will test the addition of 30% of diesel made from sugarcane to fossil diesel on a bus in Rio de Janeiro. The test results will be presented during Rio+20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, due to be held in Rio in June 2012. The product was developed by company Amyris Brasil.
Monday, January 09, 2012
Posted by Fabiano Gallindo