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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Willie Powers Tour on Biodiesel

Country and Western legend Willie Nelson is powering his US tour on biodiesel. He’s switched his tour bus to biodiesel on the basis that it is more environmentally friendly. Nelson was an early adopter to biofuel. He first became interested in biofuel in 2004 when his wife bought a diesel car which she ran 100% […]

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Mercedes gives thumbs up to Biodiesel

When it comes to European-cars there is plenty of discussion on what fuel is best for the more expensive vehicles like Mercedes, Audi and BMW. There is an interesting story that has emerged out of India. According to The Economic Times the German car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz has agreed to shift its diesel cars to the […]

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Queensland Policy Driving Biofuels Growth

Ask any investor what they want when it comes to Government and they will tell  you certainty. The regulatory environment can often be the joker in the pack in the complex process of undertaking due diligence on a project. Most major policy decisions will deliver a winner and a loser, but most of all if […]

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NSW Legislation Drives Biofuels Industry Further

The Biofuels Association of Australia (BAA) says changes to biofuels laws in NSW lay a new platform for the industry to grow and thrive into the future. BAA Chief Executive Mark Sutton said the Biofuels Amendment Bill 2016 would potentially also create the environment to attract investment in the market. “The biofuels industry requires certainty […]

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Virgin, Air New Zealand Announce Biofuel Boost

Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand’s announcement this week that they are in the market for local jet biofuel is a big boost for the industry. While the market is in its infancy here in Australia, internationally big steps have already been taken. What was required was an airline, or in this case two airlines, […]

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