Jet Biofuel Value Chain Project (Brazil)

Project Objective: 

Evaluate feasibility of biofuel production from jatropha

Initiative Description: 

Following the aviation industryís goal of carbon neutral growth by 2020, TAM Airlines is helping a group of companies conduct feasibility studies to establish a renewable jet fuel processing plant in Brazil, aiming at gradually substituting the fossil fuel for the renewable fuel.

Key Stakeholders Involved: 
Raw Material Providers
Biorefineries
Oil Companies
Aircraft Manufacturers
Airlines
Government
Region: 
Latin America
Duration: 
Indeterminate
Regional Scope: 

Sao Paolo and Rio Airports

Partners: 
TAM, Airbus, JETBIO, Bio-ventures Brasil, AirBP, Manguinhos Refinaria
Country: 
Brazil
Type of Feedstock: 
Jatropha