Governor Claudio Castro (PL) This Thursday (11), said during the conference Latam GRI Infra & Energy 2023In New York (USA)That is the future Rio de Janeiro It is a green economy. At the event, Castro spoke about energy policy proposals and market opportunities in Rio de Janeiro.
“Rio de Janeiro is experiencing a new moment. We are regaining national leadership and the trust of society and business. Now, we are ready for the future, which is a green economy. Renewable energy is cheap and creates savings, jobs and income for people”, State Executive Committee Chairman said, stressing that the state has benefits related to green sector. Among them is the potential to expand the infrastructure and investment portfolio, which currently stands at over USD 150 billion in oil and gas, wind, biomass, biomass and biomethane.
“Through government initiatives, we are making Rio de Janeiro an energy hub. We are the largest producer of natural gas in the country, with 73% production. Brazil has the second largest distribution and transportation infrastructure with 6,300 km of gas pipelines. Castro explained.
Secretary State of the Ocean’s Energy and Economy, Hugo Leal (PSD)In turn, he spoke about the development of the Rio de Janeiro gas market to reduce fuel prices by promoting competitiveness and attracting investments.
“There is a plan to open up the market to allow large gas consumers (industries, CNG stations and commerce, for example) to buy gas directly from the producer and through the trader’s figure, not just from the distributor,” he said. said Hugo Leal.
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