Project type: Renewable energy
Project location: Caeiras, Brazil
Project standard: Gold Standard VER
Annual emission reduction: 48.544 t
Project start: November 2011
This project decreases CO₂ emissions by installing a biomass boiler instead of a gas boiler to meet the heat demands of a new paper machine at a pulp and paper mill in Caieiras, Sao Paulo, Brazil. With the project, the use of ash as fertilizer in agriculture and forestry as well as the implementation of alternative ways to give value to biomass residues such as sludge from the pulp and paper production are being promoted, and local jobs are being created.