Brazil wants to increase the use of derivatives of sugarcane by 2020

Brazil wants to reduce the share of oil in its energy mix from the current 37.8% to 30.4%, and increase the use of sugarcane products from 17.7% to 21.8%, according to statement from Altino Ventura Filho , Secretary of Energy Planning and Development of the Ministry of Mines and Energy, during the 7th International Congress of Bioenergy. The event brings together national and international experts to discuss ways to produce renewable energy.