Palaszczuk visits Wilmar

On a visit to Wilmar Bioethanol’s Sarina facility, the Queensland Premier announced that the first of the State Government’s cabinet biofuels subcommittee meetings would take place in Mackay. Premier Palaszczuk said she was impressed with what she saw on the visit and affirmed that what she wanted to do was ‘kick start’ the industry in […]

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Food waste to power WA homes

It’s like something out of a science fiction film – literally. Jandakot-based Biogass Renewables has proposed joining forces with local councils in Western Australia to collect food waste like chicken bones and mouldy lettuce and convert them into energy via an anaerobic digestion process to create biogas. “It is done through a biological anaerobic (no […]

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Review of NSW ethanol fuel laws ordered

The NSW government has secretly asked the Independent Regulatory and Pricing Tribunal to review its ethanol laws, according to a report in The Australian today. The request was made before the last state election, but news of it comes as Queensland considers mandating the sustainable fuel. Mandating ethanol has flow on benefits across multiple industries, giving farmers […]

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BAA makes submission to QLD mandate discussion paper

The Biofuels Association of Australia (BAA) has this week submitted its response to the proposed Queensland ethanol mandate. The BAA is broadly supportive of a mandate on biofuels in Queensland. We believe it is important that the industry grows in a sustainable manner and that the targets set are achievable. For these reasons, we are […]

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