Sanitation Framework: Brazil deactivates 600 landfills in one year

More than 600 landfills across Brazil have been deactivated in a one-year period, according to a survey by Abetre. The closure of landfills has been being promoted by the Lixão Zero programme, launched in 2019 by the Ministry of Environment. The Sanitation Framework, sanctioned in July 2020, also established the closure of all dumps in Brazil by 2024.

Source: Agencia Brasil

Blue Sol projects to double sales of photovoltaic systems in 2021

Blue Sol Energia Solar, a company created in 2009 that develops projects, installs photovoltaic systems and trains professionals for the market, foresees strong expansion this year. The company’s business has attracted EDP Brasil, which in March acquired a 40% stake in the company. Regarding photovoltaic systems of distributed generation, the company plans more than 240 new franchises by the end of the year.

Source: Energia Hoje

Itapemirim starts flights under market uncertainty

Among a turbulent judicial recovery process and the biggest crisis in the history of aviation, the Itapemirim group, of road transport, started a series of technical flights to be able to operate an airline. The birth of the area company, however, occurs under mistrust from the market. Besides facing a judicial recovery since 2016 – whose execution is the target of questioning.

Source: Isto É

Biodiesel price rises 17%

The 79th auction of biodiesel in Brazil ended with a high of around 17% in relation to the previous auction, informed the Brazilian Association of Vegetable Oil Industries (Abiove). The price rose even after the government reduced the percentage of biodiesel mixture in diesel from 13% to 10%, in the auction that will serve the market in May and June.

Source: Money Times