ARENA-backed study by Qantas and Shell finds Australia could support its own aviation biofuel industry, if significant obstacles were removed.
Algae.Tec signs agreement with Phoenix Energy to supply its technology for proposed waste to energy facilities for Australia and New Zealand.
The Philippines government is working with the Worldwatch Institute to transition the archipelago nation to 100% renewable energy over the next 10 years.
New research from UNSW shows that a medium-level carbon price of between $50-$100 would be sufficient to see all fossil-fuelled power stations in Australia’s National Electricity Market phased out and replaced ‘economically and reliably’ with commercially available renewable energy technologies.
600 BlueGEN units to be installed across German grid by 2015. Plus: Japan’s ‘fire ice’ coup; BNEF’s biofuels call; and Senate calls for green commissioner.
US Department of Agriculture grants $10 million to bioproduct and biofuel research aimed at making sustainable car parts from bioplastics.
McDonald’s Australia has announced it will be using biodiesel, made from used vegetable oil from its Victorian restaurants, to power its truck fleet.
RAN signs technology cooperation agreement for advanced biofuels with US Navy; Ceramic launches new round of fundraising.
Research has yielded a new variety of switchgrass that could silence US Navy critics, leading to a biofuel that’s cost-competitive with petroleum.
OriginOil and Ennesys partner on a small-scale, energy-efficient system for harvesting algae in preparation for producing algae biofuel.