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Australia’s first public hydrogen refueling station confirmed
1 week ago

Australia’s first public hydrogen refueling station confirmed

The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) government has announced Australia’s first public hydrogen filling station will open in December 2019.

Implemented to support the ACT government’s 20-strong fleet of Hyundai NEXO hydrogen fuel-cell …
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Hydrogen power could finally get regional Australians excited about electric cars
1 month ago

Hydrogen power could finally get regional Australians excited about electric cars

Juergen Zimmermann leaves his Nissan Leaf in the garage when he heads out bush.

The proud owner of one of Darwin’s few electric cars — licence plate “No Fuel” — …
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Biodiesel made from used tyres could be the solution to Australia’s fuel security problems
1 month ago

Biodiesel made from used tyres could be the solution to Australia’s fuel security problems

A Gladstone oil refinery says it has found the solution to Australia’s tyre waste and fuel security problems.

Key points:

  • A central Queensland oil refinery has made biofuel from old …
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Hydrogen gives new life to Toyota’s Altona car manufacturing plant
2 months ago

Hydrogen gives new life to Toyota’s Altona car manufacturing plant

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has today announced funding for Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited to start the transformation of part of its decommissioned car manufacturing plant in Altona …
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World’s largest floating LNG platform starts production in Australia
5 months ago

World’s largest floating LNG platform starts production in Australia

By  •  LNG

Royal Dutch Shell said on Wednesday it has begun output at its Prelude floating liquefied natural gas facility in Australia, the world’s largest floating production structure and the last of a wave …
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E10 petrol may not be driving your car, or your dollar, further
11 months ago

E10 petrol may not be driving your car, or your dollar, further

By  •  E10

If you are one of the growing numbers of Australians looking to reduce your petrol bills by filling up with E10, you might be in for a surprise.

Unless …
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E10 petrol rip-off: pushes motorists to buy premium fuel, doesn’t lead to cleaner air
11 months ago

E10 petrol rip-off: pushes motorists to buy premium fuel, doesn’t lead to cleaner air

By  •  E10

MOTORISTS in NSW and Queensland are being forced to use E10 fuel despite growing doubts about cost savings and environmental benefits.

While other states have so far resisted the …
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Could E10 be the answer to reducing Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions?
11 months ago

Could E10 be the answer to reducing Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions?

By  •  E10

With Australia committing to reduce emissions by 26 to 28 percent by 2030 through the Paris Agreement, increasing the use of ethanol-blended petrol (E10) could be the answer to cutting Australia’s transport …
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Fruit mix for green fuel
11 months ago

Fruit mix for green fuel

Queensland researchers have been mixing waste from essential oil production with fuel, and found they can still achieve similar performance.

The production of orange, tea tree, eucalyptus and other essential …
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NSW Biofuels mandate has failed
12 months ago

NSW Biofuels mandate has failed

By  •  Biofuel

In 2007, the then NSW Government passed new laws to mandate the sale of ethanol and biodiesel blended fuels by the State’s larger fuel retailers. The 2007 laws sought to …
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