Major Biofuels Producer on the Market

  The Biofuels Association of Australia says the proposed sale of the country’s largest biodiesel producer provided a rare opportunity for new entrants to enter the market. Expressions of Interest have been sought for Australian Renewable Fuels Adelaide Pty Ltd and Biodiesel Producers Pty Ltd. The assets include Australia’s largest biodiesel plant at Barnawartha on […]

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Trucking Giant Revs Up Biodiesel

8 February, 2016 Global trucking heavyweight PACCAR recently expanded its range of B20 compatible engines to more than 100,000 additional vehicles. The move creates the potential for a further 12 billion trucking miles each year to be covered on cleaner, greener fuel, and brings to almost 1 million the number of PACCAR medium and heavy-duty […]

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To achieve tangible and useful outcomes, the biofuels industry in Australia must work collaboratively with all involved. The BAA works in the interests of its members, so it is in your best interests to join us and help drive the national conversation on biofuels.



Biodiesel is produced from renewable plant or animal feedstocks containing fatty acids using a process of condensation called transesterification. Post 1986 diesel engines can run on biodiesel, including cars, trucks, heavy machinery, and ships.



Ethanol is an alcohol made by fermenting sugar and starch components. Ethanol can be used as a fuel for vehicles in its pure form as a replacement for gasoline, but it is usually blended with gasoline to improve vehicle emissions and power.



The Biofuels Association of Australia has been formed for the purpose of providing leadership as the peak representative body facilitating the building of a sustainable, economically viable Australian biofuels industry, consistent with national and community interests and environmental standards.

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