Bioenergy Articles on Oceania

Activists protesting against native forest logging in south east New South Wales have gathered at a Sydney conference demanding answers.

This year’s Bioenergy Australia conference boasts over 105 presentations by national and international bioenergy experts.

“The Bioenergy Association of New Zealand is pleased to see that Bioenergy has been recognised as a mainstream source of energy for business and as a transport fuel.” Rob Mallinson, the Chair of the Bioenergy Association said today as the 2010 ECCA Awards were announced. Bioenergy cleaned up 14 out of the 32 projects shortlisted in the awards.

Albany-based Plantation Energy has signed a landmark four-year supply agreement for its biomass fuel pellets with one of Japan’s largest and oldest trading companies.

Queensland Premier Anna Bligh was on hand today to open a new $10 million bio pilot plant in Mackay, which will help Australia become a leading player in the revolutionary new bio products industry.