Rob Katter steps up pressure on Qld 10% Ethanol Mandate

KAP state leader Robbie Katter last week gave Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk a 90-day deadline to deliver on up to 28 initiatives he says are designed to improve the economy and help the bush. At the top of that list is a 10% Ethanol mandate for Queensland, but also included reserving some of the state’s gas […]

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Manildra calls for the 6% NSW Mandate to be enforced

New South Wales ethanol producer Manildra says the failure of the state’s fuel mandate is costing the company tens of millions of dollars in lost income. Six per cent of fuel sold in NSW is supposed to be ethanol, but exemptions granted to fuel companies have seen that figure drop to 2.7 per cent. Ethanol […]

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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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