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First of its type biogas plant inaugurated in Brazil

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Brazilian biofuel company Raizen’s Bonfim biogas plant, the first commercial-scale facility of its type, is in operation.

The 21MW plant is a joint venture between Raízen and green energy supplier Geo Energética under the name Raízen Geo Biogás. It was developed to use the waste products from the processing of sugarcane and ethanol, i.e. filter cake, which is the residue from filtration of the juice, and vinasse, which is an acidic liquid byproduct from the distillation process.

These are processed in biodigesters to create biogas, which in turn is used to generate electricity.

The aim is to operate the plant throughout the year using vinasse during the harvest and filter cake in the off season. The plant has an energy output of 138,000MWh/year. Of this 96,000MWh is contracted to the energy market in a 25-year contract starting in January 2021 with the remainder available to trade in the free market.

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Speaking at the inauguration, mines and energy minister Bento Albuquerque, said: “This should be a source of great pride for everyone here. Based on the instruments that we have already established with our national biofuel policy, Renovabio, I am convinced that this plant is the first of many others that will be built in the near future.”

The biogas facility, the first of commercial-scale to use sugarcane byproducts as feedstock, is located next to Raizen’s Bonfim sugarcane processing plant in the city of Guariba, about 350km northwest of São Paulo. The plant is Raízen’s second largest with a capacity of 5 million tons per year.

Biogas potential in Brazil

In his comments Minister Albuquerque said that that the potential for biogas production from filter cake and vinasse in Brazil could reach 45 million m3/day, which is more than double the average 19 million m3/day of natural gas imported from Bolivia in 2020.

“It is no exaggeration to say that biogas will be a revolution comparable to the advent, in the early 2000s, of the simultaneous production of heat and electricity from sugarcane bagasse.”

Biogas production with this technology requires plants with a crushing capacity of upwards of 1 million tons of sugar cane, according to a ministerial statement.

Raizen is a joint venture between Brazilian bioethanol, sugar and energy producer Cosan and Shell.

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Matthew McConaughey talks about being sexually abused as a teen in his book ‘GreenLight’

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Hollywood star Matthew McConaughey has revealed that he was a victim of sexual abuse several times during his teenage years.

In his new memoir, “Greenlights”, McConaughey opened up about being sexually abused, reports variety.com.

In the beginning of the book, McConaughey shares several facts about himself, which include his personal experience with sexual abuse. He revealed that his first time having sex was not consensual and that he was “blackmailed” into it.

“I was blackmailed into having sex for the first time when I was 15. I was certain I was going to hell for the premarital sex. Today, I am merely certain that I hope that”s not the case,” McConaughey writes in his memoir.

McConaughey also revealed that he was “molested by a man when (he) was 18 while knocked unconscious in the back of a van”.

He didn’t include many more details about his experience, but McConaughey shared that he does not consider himself a victim of the situations.

“I’ve never felt like a victim. I have a lot of proof that the world is conspiring to make me happy,” McConaughey said.

The actor also opened up about his parents’ tumultuous relationship, his marriage to Camila Alves and his personal philosophy in the memoir.

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Shahid Kapoor’s practice session for Jersey impresses Suresh Raina: ‘Superb cover drive man’

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Actor Shahid Kapoor is back in prep mode for his upcoming film Jersey. On Thursday, he shared a video of himself practising some batting strokes on the field and got an unexpected compliment.

The video shows Shahid working on his cover drive. He is in full cricket gear with a helmet, gloves and leg pads. “Early mornings.. wake up with drive,” he captioned his post. Seeing his video, cricketer Suresh Raina commented, “@shahidkapoor superb cover drive man ! With great head position best wishes always.” Shahid said that getting praised by Raina made his day. “@sureshraina3 my man. Coming from you. It made my day week and year,” he wrote.

Jersey stars Mrunal Thakur opposite Shahid. She, too, took to comments section to share a raised hands emoji. Fans of Shahid also shared compliments for his hard work. “You look professional,” wrote a fan. “Nyc drive paaji,” wrote another.

Jersey team recently wrapped up the Uttarakhand schedule of the movie. Shahid and Mrunal posted about the same on social media. “It’s a wrap on this schedule of #Jersey. I would like to thank the Govt of Uttarakhand for supporting and putting in place efficient policies that enabled us to safely shoot and wrap the schedule of our film in the many beautiful locations of the state,” he wrote.

The film is a Hindi remake of the Telugu hit of the same name. It traced the story of a talented but failed cricketer, who decides to return to the field in his late thirties, driven by the desire to represent the Indian cricket team and fulfil his son’s wish for a jersey as a gift.

The film also stars Shahid’s father Pankaj Kapur. This will be their second project together after Shandaar. Pankaj also directed Shahid in Mausam.

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