BAA REJECTS PRODUCTIVITY COMMISSION CLAIMS

The Biofuels Association of Australia strongly rejects claims by the Federal Productivity Commission that the industry fails to support the agriculture sector or the community. The NSW and Queensland Governments have not forced motorists to buy E10 or biodiesel, said BAA Chief Executive Officer, Mark Sutton. “To claim that biofuel mandates are causing increased petrol […]

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E10 Education Key to Delivering Benefits for Motorists

Many motorists are opting for expensive premium fuels unaware that E10 is compatible with their car, the Biofuels Association of Australia said today. Chief Executive Officer, Mark Sutton, said E10 delivers many of the benefits of premium fuels without the premium price. “We accept that there has been a spike in premium fuels, however we […]

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BAA makes submission to QLD mandate discussion paper

The Biofuels Association of Australia (BAA) has this week submitted its response to the proposed Queensland ethanol mandate. The BAA is broadly supportive of a mandate on biofuels in Queensland. We believe it is important that the industry grows in a sustainable manner and that the targets set are achievable. For these reasons, we are […]

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BAA congratulates bipartisan approach as momentum for biofuels increases

The Biofuels Association of Australia (BAA) welcomes the bipartisan agreement on the taxation of biodiesel and ethanol produced in Australia. The agreement will see the excise rate payable on biodiesel phased in in equal increments over the next 16 years, beginning at 0% in 2015-16 and increasing to 50% of the diesel excise rate in […]

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BAA welcomes Queensland government biofuels initiative

The Biofuels Association of Australia today said it was delighted with the support given to the industry by the announcement made by Energy Minister Bailey of the Queensland government in its recognition of the role biofuels can play in the Australian economy. “Like many other governments around the world the Queensland government have also realised […]

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Energy White Paper fails to deliver

The Biofuels Association of Australia (BAA) has slammed the Federal Government’s Energy White Paper (EWP) which fails to respond to climate change and our worsening fuel security position. “Instead of supporting ‘here and now solutions’ to reduce the carbon intensity of our fuels by promoting biofuels (like the rest of the OECD nations), Australia’s plan […]

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