On an official visit to Germany, President of Brazil Dilma Rousseff signed partnerships and financial arrangements in the area of renewable energy and energy efficiency between the two countries. With the agreements, Brazil will have the right to lend up to EUR 52 million, at low interest, to develop projects in these areas.
The agreements are aimed at developing the infrastructure for sustainable energy supply and to ensure their safe and sustainable use. Sustainable energy such as hydropower, wind, solar, geothermal, ocean, biomass, solid waste and biofuels.
The first partnerships will be conducted in the area of biofuels, aiming to exchange information on trade issues, standardization, environmental and social certification, and production and use of biofuels. Besides the development of propulsion technology.