BAA Chairman weighs in on Queensland ethanol mandate

The proposed ethanol mandate of 2% in Queensland is “too low”, according to BAA Chairman Garry Mulvay. Mr Mulvay, also the Executive General Manager of Wilmar BioEthanol’s Sarina Distillery, told ABC Rural that he had a “mixed reaction” to the state government’s discussion paper on how to support the growth of the Queensland biofuels industry. […]

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Queensland government seeks community views on proposed ethanol mandate

Following on from the Department of Energy and Water Supply’s release of the Towards a clean energy economy: achieving a biofuel mandate for Queensland discussion paper, the Queensland government is seeking community input on its proposed 2% ethanol mandate through a series of public forums. The discussion paper details the key issues around implementing a […]

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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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Renewable fuel investors abandoned

The Biofuels Association of Australia (BAA) is deeply disappointed at the government’s decision to abandon the commitments made to retain the effective excise free status of renewable biofuels until 2021. While supportive of the government’s stance to save funds by removing subsidies for imported biodiesel that have already been subsidised in their country of origin, […]

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