Factsheet: Biofuels Program 2007

Biofuels Program 2007

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Biofuels Program 2007
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Programa de biocombustibles 2007
Description: 
Program to provides forecasts based on UPME data on fuels demand, aims at energy matrix diversification, provides information on land for biofuels production, provides the targets for fuel blends, provides long term objectives e.g. : Development for biodiesel production of sugar cane, beetroot, cassava, jatropha, castor oil, Development of 3 million ha for biofuels plantation during the next 10 years, Production of 25 million liters of ethanol per day, Production of 240 MB/D of biodiesel.
Goal/Aim: 
Stimulate advanced biofuels. Support investments in advanced biofuels.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Minister of Mines and Energy MME

Status:

Trade Relevance: 
Sustainability of biomass (potentially to be exported)
Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2007