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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Texan report underlines the need for an Aussie Biofuel Education

A report released by the Texas Tech University underlines the costs to NSW motorists for not choosing ethanol blended fuels and points to the need to educate Australian motorists in the facts that American motorists have known for some years – E10 is a near perfect substitute for both regular and premium gasoline. The report […]

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PM ally in George’s fight for ethanol

FEDERAL Member for Dawson, George Christensen’s, fight for North Queensland’s ethanol industry received a boost today with the Prime Minister indicating the Liberal National Government would not increase the tax on the biofuel. Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, acknowledged Mr Christensen’s “deep commitment” to the ethanol industry and offered greater certainty to farmers and businesses depending […]

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