The Federal Govt. has set a target within its Biofuels Action Plan to support the production of 350ML of biodiesel & ethanol by 2010 and believes this is achievable. Financial support includes a $38 million Biofuels Capital Grant Programme for developing and extending production capacities from the existing 29ML / annum. Additional funds will be... read more
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The Victorian Government has released policy stating that it intends to increase the state’s renewable energy component to 10% by 2010. The policy aims to drive a market led scheme to achieve this objective while also developing a diverse, innovative & sustainable energy industry; Australian Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE).... read more
Scientists from the Adelaide University and the University of Queensland have discovered a bacteria Cupriavidus metallidurans, which has the potential to consolidate gold finings from electronic waste (e-waste) and mine tailing... read more