Biofuels

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Report

Waste to energy feasibility study

In 2015 Mount Alexander Shire Council assisted a pre-feasibility study led by the Mount Alexander Sustainability Group that investigated bio-energy opportunities across Castlemaine. The 2015 pre-feasibility study confirmed the scale, quality and volume of several waste streams as being suitable for anerobic digestion. The current...
Working paper

Clean fuel switch: exploring the multiple benefits of biogas

Indoor air pollution from burning wood, charcoal and animal dung for household cooking and heating causes an estimated 2.2–4.2 million premature deaths annually. CISL and the project team worked closely with the Dunga Beach community in western Kenya to select 50 households to receive a...
Report

Net zero and beyond: what role for bioenergy with carbon capture and storage?

Policymakers are in danger of sleepwalking into ineffective carbon dioxide removal solutions in the quest to tackle climate change. This paper warns against overreliance on bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS).
Report

Biofuels and transport: an Australian opportunity

This report canvasses the potential development of an Australian biofuel industry, outlining policies that have been central to the successful development of the sector in other markets.
Report

Biogas opportunities for Australia

ENEA Consulting was commissioned by Bioenergy Australia to prepare this public report, which examines the benefits of biogas and the hurdles currently faced by the industry in Australia. The report also includes recommendations to advance Australia’s biogas sector.
Case study

Biogas and biomethane in Europe: lessons from Denmark, Germany and Italy

At a time when the European Union is discussing its long-term climate strategy and drafting new legislation to foster the decarbonisation of its gas sector, this case study report looks at the experiences of Denmark, Germany and Italy with renewable gas production.
Report

Economic assessment of Commonwealth and state biofuel policies: final report

The objectives of this project were to determine the market impact and influences of biofuel mandates on the feedlot sector and the broader Australian community.
Policy report

Policies to enable bioenergy deployment: Key considerations and good practices

Bioenergy is renewable energy generated from biological source materials, and includes electricity, transportation fuels and heating. Source materials are varied types of biomass, including food crops such as corn and sugarcane, non-edible lignocellulosic materials such as agricultural and forestry waste and dedicated crops, and municipal...
Guide

Global food waste management: an implementation guide for cities

This report intends to be a guide to assist the decision-makers in cities that recognise the challenges of food waste management and wish to find sustainable and effective solutions.
Journal article

The role of trials and demonstration projects in the development of a sustainable bioeconomy

Creating a sustainable bioeconomy—which takes advantage of unused or underexploited bio-resources, turns them into replacements for fossil-based fuel, energy, and products and contributes to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and the protection of local environments—is a truly monumental task. It depends on companies entering...