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Bioelectricity generated from sugarcane biomass is the 4th largest source of electricity withinthe Brazilian matrix.

This renewable and sustainable energy generation takes place across the whole country.

High attractiveness for investment and employment generation

Prevents the emission of greenhouse gases

A consolidated national production chain

Complementarity with hydroelectric power – peak generation during the low rainfall season, increases the country’s energy security

Reduced energy transport losses and savings on transmission investments generated near consumer centers

148

bioelectricity would have the technical potential to reach
,000 GWH

We have only harnessed 15% of our potential: if there were to be a full use of the biomass present in sugarcane fields, bioelectricity would have the technical potential to reach 148,000 GWh, representing over 30% of energy consumption in Brazil’s National Integrated System (SIN).

50%

potential to grow until 2027

Stimulated by RenovaBio and a stable business environment, biomass electricity has the potential to grow by more than 50% by 2027.

36,827 

GWH PRODUCED IN 2019

From 33,200 GWh to 36,827 GWh (67% of the total bioelectricity produced in the country)

OBSERVATÓRIO DA CANA

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