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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Major Biofuels Producer on the Market

  The Biofuels Association of Australia says the proposed sale of the country’s largest biodiesel producer provided a rare opportunity for new entrants to enter the market. Expressions of Interest have been sought for Australian Renewable Fuels Adelaide Pty Ltd and Biodiesel Producers Pty Ltd. The assets include Australia’s largest biodiesel plant at Barnawartha on […]

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Trucking Giant Revs Up Biodiesel

8 February, 2016 Global trucking heavyweight PACCAR recently expanded its range of B20 compatible engines to more than 100,000 additional vehicles. The move creates the potential for a further 12 billion trucking miles each year to be covered on cleaner, greener fuel, and brings to almost 1 million the number of PACCAR medium and heavy-duty […]

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Asia Pushes Ahead With Biodiesel Despite Oil Price

Industry representatives and Government officials in Malaysia and Indonesia have vowed to progress new biodiesel mandates despite the drop in crude oil prices forcing up the subsidies owed to producers to blend stockpiled palm oil reserves. Indonesia has flagged raising the minimum bio-content of gasoil in the country by a quarter to 20 percent in […]

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