Energy cane cultivation station for the production of fuel from renewable sources and new clean energy generation technologies.
In May 2013, GranBio inaugurated BioVertis®, its Experimental Station, in Barra de São Miguel, state of Alagoas. With an area of 60 hectares, it focuses on the development of energy cane, a variety of sugar cane named Cana-Vertix® by the company. A GranBio’s exclusive technology, it enables the use of several sources of biomass, always aiming to develop new technologies for the production of biofuel and biochemicals.
Vertix® – proprietary energy cane developed by GranBio;
Expertise in straw harvest;
Located in Barra de São Miguel, AL – Brazil;
11 proprietary varieties of energy cane (2020);
60 hectares of land;
Promising clones and Vertix® varieties being grown in major sugar cane areas in Brazil (states of São Paulo, Minas Gerais, Paraná, Mato Grosso do Sul, Goiás, Mato Grosso, Bahia, Alagoas and Paraíba).