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Helping cities in Brazil adopt biogas technology for sanitation and power

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Since the 1970s Brazil has been a leader in renewable energy (RE) particularly in its use of hydropower and ethanol. However the use of other RE sources has not been as widespread.


To work with 3-5 Brazilian city governments to focus on methane recovery as a RE source developing tools for other cities to use and policies to regulate solid waste disposal landfills and waste water treatment plants.


ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability-Latin America and Caribbean Secretariat