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PM ally in George’s fight for ethanol
Monday, 03 March 2014 18:45

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 on the emerging industry.

 
Australia – AUD 90 mln ethanol plant proposal
Wednesday, 11 December 2013 15:42

Deniliquin could be home to a multi-million dollar ethanol plant by as early as 2015, Pastoral Times reports.

An application to build the AUD 90 million Deniliquin plant, which would use locally sourced grains to produce fuel and other by-products, has been lodged with the NSW Government Planning Department. Korean company Dongmun Greentec, an Australian branch of Dongmun IRS Co Ltd, has earmarked a 147.18ha industrial block. Dongmun Greentec president said construction would begin by May or June next year. The proposed plant will be large enough to produce 110,000 kilolitres of ethanol each year and up to 92,000 tonne of dried distilled grain. (09 December 2013)

Source: Platts Daily Biofuels News

 
Work Begins on Energy White Paper
Thursday, 05 December 2013 11:11

The Australian Government will deliver a new framework for national energy and resources policy that is clear, consistent and stable.

Minister for Industry Ian Macfarlane has released terms of reference for the Australian Government's Energy White Paper that will drive economy-wide reforms of Australia's energy sector.

"The Government has made a new Energy White Paper a priority because it will set out a cohesive policy to secure our long-term domestic energy needs, maintain international competitiveness and grow our export base," Mr Macfarlane said.

 
Qantas sees an Australian aviation biofuel industry
Thursday, 05 December 2013 10:22

Australia would be capable of supporting its own aviation biofuel industry, provided significant obstacles were removed, according to the results of study released by Qantas and Shell today.

 
Making the Case for an Australian Biofuels Industry
Thursday, 28 November 2013 11:48

Presented by Samantha Read, CEO Biofuels Association of Australia
at the Bioenergy Australia Conference 2013

Speech transcript Monday 25 November 2015

Thank you and good afternoon.

I am delighted to be presenting today and would like to sincerely thank Bioenergy Australia, the organising committee and sponsors for once again bringing this important event to fruition.

 
BioFuel Research from UTS
Friday, 22 November 2013 12:44
 
Help for motorists to run and drive low emission vehicles
Friday, 11 October 2013 14:56

A new Low Emission Vehicle web site has been launched to help South Australians to choose, run and drive a more efficient vehicle.

The launch of the new web site at www.lowemissionvehicles.sa.gov.au coincides with the arrival in Adelaide of competitors in this year's Solar Challenge.

The web site provides a one-stop shop for consumer information on retail outlets for bio fuels such as P100, E10 and E85, electric car recharge points and other handy tips for motorists.

 
Good Fortune for NQBE Project
Tuesday, 01 October 2013 13:49

Construction of a $500 million State Government approved renewable power, sugar and bio products facility in Ingham, North Queensland, is on target for completion in 2016 following a breakthrough agreement with an international partner announced today.

In a joint statement, North Queensland Bio-Energy Corporation Limited (NQBE) and China’s Nanning Good Fortune Heavy Industry Co. Ltd (GFHI) said the two companies had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in relation to the provision of equity and supply of plant and equipment for the ground-breaking project.

The facility, which will be the first of its kind in Australia, will be the most technically advanced sugar processing facility of its type in the world.

 
Cooking oil recycled to cut carbon emissions
Thursday, 26 September 2013 15:08

Innovative recycling project recognised for cutting carbon emissions
WA awards recognise environmental excellence

A project that recycles used cooking oil into renewable biodiesel fuel has taken out this year's Golden Gecko award for environmental excellence.

This year's award was won by ESS Support Services Worldwide and AshOil, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Ashburton Aboriginal Corporation.

 
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