Case Study – Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Our facility within the metropolitan municipality in Juiz de Fora provides a complete closed-loop, net-zero carbon fuel to the municipality. Waste collected is converted in a FuelMatic advanced biorefinery into sustainable biodiesel that is used directly in municipal and utility vehicles. Over the coming years, Green Fuels as the technology provider for the Biokerosene and Renewables Platform in the Zona da Mata plans to scale the technology within Juiz de Fora and install a SABR (SAF) facility. Green Fuels is also engaged in reforestation activity in the region, supporting sustainable silvipastoral agricultural schemes to remediate degraded land.
“In five years, the project will have offset more than 2 million tonnes of carbon, restored approximately 75,000 hectares of land and removed 375,000 tonnes of waste oil from the environment or the human food chain.
The project will generate 400 direct jobs and over 1,000 indirect jobs in Brazil.”
Antônio Almas, Mayor of Juiz de Fora.
This project is supported by UK Government as part of the UK’s Cross-Government Prosperity Fund.