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Brazil

Official name: 

Federative Republic of Brazil

Region: 
Country income: 
Upper-middle-income economies
UNFCCC Annex 1 status: 
Non Annex 1 Party to the Convention

Brazil (2014)

Energy profile
  • Internationalization of the Brazilian hydrogen energy research and development network

    Type: 
    Technical Assistance
    Date of submission: 
    Thursday 15 December 2016
    Phase: 
    Completed
    Countries: 
    Objective: 
    Cross-sectoral enabler: 

    Context

  • VLT Carioca

    Type: 
    Product

    VLT Carioca is an electric tram with a currying capacity of 420 passengers. In contrast to conventional trams, VLT Carioca of Rio de Janeiro has no overhead cable connection but is recharged instead through a number of charging points at ground level. 

    Some of the benefits are:
    1) Zero emissions
    2) Very low noise level
    3) No overhead cables

  • M2M (machine-to-machine)

    Type: 
    Product

    The system uses data collected by a number of sensors and cameras placed in a number of places all over the city (215 in the case of Rio de Janeiro). By accessing the website of the system, pedestrians and car drivers can obtain information about the traffic situation in real time. Besides contributing to an improved traffic flow and decongestion, it provides useful information for mobility studies, information about accidents and the causes of accidents.

  • Curitiba BRT

    Type: 
    Product

    Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is a system that emphasizes priority for rapid movement of buses by securing segragated ways. It works in a similar way to light-rail trains or railbased metros, but it operates intead at street level. The BRT of Curitiba transported around 1.2 million passenger per day when launched in 1974.

  • VES

    Type: 
    Product
    Technology: 

    VES is a Fullmotion Compressor, with variable capacity, up to 45% more efficient than conventional compressors. It has low noise and vibration levels, and guarantees better food preservation through an intelligent electronics which controls the cabinet internal temperature.

    Technical Features:
    • Available for R600a 
    • RPM from 950 to 4500 

  • Embraco Wisemotion

    Type: 
    Product
    Technology: 

    Ideal for household appliances, Embraco Wisemotion combines the concept of variable displacement with oil-free solution. It results in a huge potential for this technology, from superior energy efficiency levels to innovative ways to assemble the compressor and design the appliance.

    Benefits 

  • CasaE

    Type: 
    Product

    Built in the business district of São Paulo, the CasaE is Brazil’s first energy efficient house. BASF and partners have built CasaE to showcase to architects, builders and the general public in Brazil innovative products and technologies that can make significant energy savings possible.

  • Multiple Seeder SAM - Semeato

    Type: 
    Product

    The Multiple Seeder SAM Semeato is  an efficient, precise and robust machine appropriated for medium and large properties. It performs seeding of large grains such as corn, soybean, beans, cotton, sorghum and sunflower  and small grains such as wheat, barley, oats, rye and rice.

    Features:
    SEED AND FERTILIZER BOXES; DRIVE WHEEL (The external drive wheels are articulated and with constant pressure in any position, maintaining metering accuracy because the tires are always in contact with the soil. It also promotes greater stability of the machine in tilted areas.)

  • Gender, Conservation, and Community Participation: the Case of the Ja£ National Park, Brazil

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Tuesday 1 June 1999
    Objective: 
    Approach: 

    How do gender relations affect people's knowledge, use and control of and impact on natural resources? The Funda?Æo Vit¢ria Amaz?nica (FVA) is a local NGO which has carried out pioneer work on gender, community participation and partnership building in their conservation activities in the Ja£ National Park (PNJ). They are part of the MERGE (Managing Resources and Ecosystems with Gender Emphasis) programme, funded by USAID and coordinated by the University of Florida. PNJ is the largest National Park in Brazil and the largest protected area of tropical forest in the world.

  • Claiming back the streets of São Paulo – a biking collective training for women

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Tuesday 26 December 2017
    Objective: 
    Sectors: 
    Approach: 

    Description of the project:

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