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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To achieve tangible and useful outcomes, the biofuels industry in Australia must work collaboratively with all involved. The BAA works in the interests of its members, so it is in your best interests to join us and help drive the national conversation on biofuels.



Biodiesel is produced from renewable plant or animal feedstocks containing fatty acids using a process of condensation called transesterification. Post 1986 diesel engines can run on biodiesel, including cars, trucks, heavy machinery, and ships.



Ethanol is an alcohol made by fermenting sugar and starch components. Ethanol can be used as a fuel for vehicles in its pure form as a replacement for gasoline, but it is usually blended with gasoline to improve vehicle emissions and power.



The Biofuels Association of Australia has been formed for the purpose of providing leadership as the peak representative body facilitating the building of a sustainable, economically viable Australian biofuels industry, consistent with national and community interests and environmental standards.

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