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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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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Early Positive Signs for Qld Biofuels

    There are early signs that the Biofuels mandate in Queensland is driving interest in biofuels. The industry had been held back by a lack of consumer understanding around the benefits of E10. With more than 400,000 motorists already checking if their car is compatible with E10 it shows that there is real interest […]

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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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