In Australia, the Biofuels Association of Australia said an agreement on biofuels 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 2030-31. Read more here.
The Federal Government’s amendments to excise rules on biodiesel are already having a positive impact on biodiesel producers around the country, including BAA member ARfuels. ARfuels Managing Director Andrew White told the Border Mail that after a year of lobbying, the changes to the legislation meant that “30-odd jobs out at Barnawartha [biodiesel plant] are […]
A recent E10 convert discusses her experience using the sustainable fuel in her car. I’m just old enough to remember the aftermath of the phase out of leaded fuel. I remember our family car pulling up to service station pumps and having to scan each row for “unleaded”, and asking my parents why people didn’t […]
A recent Guardian Live debate explored the hot topic of fossil fuel divestment, looking at how individuals and investors can make the switch from fossil fuels to their renewable counterparts. Ultimately, the panellists suggested that much of the necessary momentum needs to come from consumers and society, stating that ordinary people need to put pressure […]