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Australian drivers get free E-10 fuel to help dispel myths of biofuel

A fuel retailer in New South Wales, Australia was giving drivers free E-10 (10% bio-ethanol fuel) yesterday as tried to reverse the reluctance many motorists have with using the alternative fuels. Australian law dictates that fuel retailer must ensure 6 per cent of

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Australia push back alternative fuel taxes to encourage biofuel innovation

In Australia, the federal government has introduced draft legislation for public consultation that would push back the date for taxing alternative fuels including ethanol and LPG into the excise tax regime until December 2011, pushed back from the original July

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Australia floods mean shortages of Ethanol and higher fuel prices

Motorists should brace for shortages of ethanol and higher prices for the fuel at the bowser brought on by the Queensland floods, the competition regulator has warned. The floods which have devastated parts of Queensland and shut a key ethanol

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Biofuel developer Aurora Algae expands Australia operations

US-based algae biofuel developer Aurora Algae is to expand its Australia operations by opening new regional headquarters in West Australia’s capital of Perth and ramping-up commercial operations in the region. The new office will be led by Australian managing director and

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