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The Lands of Sun and Rain: Biofuels Turns to Brazil for Sugar, Markets, Models

Submitted by on December 6, 2010 – 7:58 amNo Comment

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  …High-tech companies such as Amyris, Solazyme, LS9, KL Energy, and many others have been moving aggressively to establish partnerships that will allow them to access Brazil’s low-cost, at-scale sugars.

Are the lands of sun and rain the answer? Algae producers are looking at lands of sun and saltwater – but cane has the “here today, at-scale” quality that is creating substantial traction for those using low-cost sugars as a base for their fuels.  (Interview with Joel Velasco, the US representative of UNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane trade association)  READ MORE

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