Biofuels Campaign Revs Up Driver Education

Much has been discussed about the supply side of biofuels, but with the introduction of a biofuels mandate on January 2, 2017 there is a real need to educate the public. That’s why the Queensland Government education campaign, recently launched in Brisbane is a key piece in driving demand for a sustainable fuel. Many motorists […]

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Premier Palaszczuk Announces US Navy Industry Meeting

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has told the Biofuels Association of Australia National Symposium in Brisbane that the United States Navy will hold talks with the industry on supplying bio-diesel. Key US Navy officials held preliminary talks in Australia in August on its Great Green fleet plan which aims to transform its energy use. The purpose [...]

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Time to turn on the lights for a billion in the dark

Turning on the light switch is done without a second thought for many of us. In our modern world it world it is a surprise that more than a billion people don’t have that luxury. An international program aimed at helping get those billion people living in the dark some light is gathering momentum. The […]

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Nissan bio-ethanol fuel-cell development

News that Nissan has begun development of a new bio-ethanol fuel-cell to power electric vehicles is an exciting development. While there is a long way to go, as James Wong from Car News reports it could have the same range as conventional petrol-powered cars around 600 kilometres. It shows how versatile biofuels can be, particularly […]

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Biofutures Hub Another Step Forward

The Biofuels Association of Australia (BAA) welcomes the Queensland Government announcement of $20 million in funding for an Asia-Pacific hub for biofutures industries. Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk launched the Government’s Biofutures 10-Year Roadmap and Action Plan during a reception in San Francisco yesterday. “The US Navy, the Royal Australian Navy and the major airlines all […]

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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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