The Brazilian production of electricity from biomass, mostly produced from sugar cane material and then fed into the country’s power grid, increased 11 percent during January-August from a year earlier. The country’s association of sugarcane producers, know as Unica for its Portuguese acronym, said that the total biomass generation from January to August has reached 17,291 gigawatt-hours, or 11 percent more than in the same period a year ago, according to a report released Wednesday. “For comparison purposes, that energy generated for the grid is equivalent to supplying power to 9.2 million homes during an entire year, which prevent the emission of 5.1 […]