Alternative fuels



FACTS: Framework for an Australian Clean Transport Strategy

This strategy document has been developed by 18 clean transport and energy experts to enable and boost cooperative action across federal, state/territory, and local governments, together with industry, to support the decarbonisation of Australia’s transport sector.

Preparing for take off: speeding up the switch to sustainable aviation fuel

In this report, the authors consider policies related to sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), including the types of alternative fuel available and the consequences of different levels of uptake. They also provide recommendations on how best to employ them to reduce aviation emissions.

Australia’s bioenergy roadmap

This strategy document identifies the role that the bioenergy sector can play in Australia’s energy transition and in helping Australia to further reduce carbon emissions.

Future fuels and vehicles strategy

This strategy is the Australian government’s technology-led approach to reducing emissions in the transport sector. Under this strategy, the government will work with the private sector to increase the uptake of hybrid, hydrogen, electric and bio-fuelled vehicles.
Discussion paper

Future fuels strategy: discussion paper

New vehicle technologies and fuels will drive the future of road transport in Australia. This document sets out the Australian Government’s direction and practical actions that will encourage the private sector to commercially deploy low emissions road transport technologies at scale.

Clean skies for tomorrow: sustainable aviation fuels as a pathway to net-zero aviation

The World Economic Forum’s Clean Skies for Tomorrow (CST) initiative, established in 2019, is a coalition across aviation’s value chain working to facilitate the transition to net-zero flying by mid-century. This report, developed in close consultation with the CST coalition, serves to provide a fact...
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...

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.
Discussion paper

The role of innovation in getting to carbon zero: What place is there for next generation energy such as ‘green hydrogen’?

‘Green hydrogen’ is hydrogen which is generated from renewable electricity by electrolysis. ‘Brown hydrogen’ is that which is generated from fossil fuel. In this paper, the author discusses the role that 'green hydrogen' can play in helping New Zealand decrease carbon emissions.

Horizon to horizon: a Pacific Island country guide to creating long term climate resilience, net zero emissions development and a sustainable future

In addition to their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), the Paris Agreement invited countries to submit long term low GHG emissions development strategies (LT-LEDS) by 2020. These strategies will provide countries with the opportunity to address three pressing and interrelated policy areas; ambitious GHG mitigation, adaptation...

Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of India on cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy

Australia can become the world leader in supplying fuel for low-carbon emission base load electrical power in rapidly expanding economies looking to secure their energy needs while limiting greenhouse emissions.

The (green) car of the future

This paper provides an overview of the types of alternative technologies under investigation to provide for the vehicles of the future.

Australia's future oil supply and alternative transport fuels

This inquiry was prompted by the question of whether Australia should be concerned about 'peak oil': the theory that global conventional oil production will reach a peak and then start an irreversible decline soon enough to be of concern.