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Holden to Invest in Ethanol

Posted by Peter, on December 10, 2008

General Motors Holden is planning a major investment in ethanol production in Australia. Holden’s Managing Director, Mark Reuss, says the company is in talks with the American firm, Coskata, to establish Australia’s first plant to produce cellulosic ethanol, made from non-edible plant material, for use in motor fuels. The development of the plant will coincide […]  Continue reading »

High Feedstock Prices Lead to Aussie Biofuel Plant Closures

Posted by Peter, on March 1, 2008

Yesterdays half-yearly report from Natural Fuels Limited explained the closure of Australia’s largest biodiesel plant in Darwin. The plant opened in November 2006 and reached full capacity in March 2007, although there were continuing quality control problems.  Rapidly increasing feedstock prices have made the production of biodiesel uneconomic in Darwin. The plant will be used […]  Continue reading »

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