Alternative fuels for the cement sector in Brazil: Lower emissions, higher competitiveness for a cleaner future


International Finance Corporation, World Bank

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Context and objectives

With energy costs rising, reduced availability of typical fossil fuels and ever stricter regulations on environmental limits, alternative fuel co-processing has become a necessity for cement plant operators and national interests alike.

  • Provide a comprehensive overview of international experience and best practices on environmentally-friendly financially-viable alternatives fuels for the cement industry.
  • Provide case-studies and pilot projects adapted to the Brazilian cement and waste sectors.
  • Participate in a workshop organised by the cement association of Brazil to enable the participation of all stakeholders on the development of viable alternative fuels for the cement sector
  • Help the Brazilian government and cement industry in their goal to significantly reduce their gaz emissions

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