MANDATE REMAINS KEY TO BIODIESEL INDUSTRY

The Australia biodiesel industry is still trying to negotiate deals with oil companies to ramp up production, despite the introduction of a second State mandate There are some promising signs in Queensland following the introduction of mandate on January 1, however that is yet to flow through to the industry with supply contracts. The Ecotech […]

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GREEN SHOOTS FOR BIOFUELS IN QUEENSLAND

The introduction of a biofuels mandate in Queensland appears to paying dividends – a great boost for an industry buffeted by cost pressures and misinformation. The Queensland Government is reporting a 30% increase in demand for E10 in the sunshine state. A lack of understanding on the benefits of E10 has held the industry back, […]

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NEW CAMPAIGN DRIVES BIOFUELS

A major NSW Government education campaign backed by the state’s peak motoring body, NRMA, is providing motorist with the facts on E10 blended fuel and dispelling many misconceptions and untruths about its use The NSW Government’s E10 Fuel for Thought education program launched early this year, along with the NRMA’S smartphone fuel app, My NRMA, […]

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Biofuels Campaign Revs Up Driver Education

Much has been discussed about the supply side of biofuels, but with the introduction of a biofuels mandate on January 2, 2017 there is a real need to educate the public. That’s why the Queensland Government education campaign, recently launched in Brisbane is a key piece in driving demand for a sustainable fuel. Many motorists […]

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Biofutures Hub Another Step Forward

The Biofuels Association of Australia (BAA) welcomes the Queensland Government announcement of $20 million in funding for an Asia-Pacific hub for biofutures industries. Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk launched the Government’s Biofutures 10-Year Roadmap and Action Plan during a reception in San Francisco yesterday. “The US Navy, the Royal Australian Navy and the major airlines all […]

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Oil Recovery Boost for Biofuels

  The Biofuels sector – including ethanol, known in Australia as E10 and biodiesel – has been buffeted by a slump in the oil price. Each business has its own contracts, but biodiesel in particular is inextricably linked to the price of oil, including feedstock which is a major component of the manufacturing process. But […]

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