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Airlines back plan for local biofuel industry
Source : theaustralian.com.au
AUSTRALIAN airlines have backed a CSIRO biofuel roadmap that predicts an Australasian sustainable fuel industry could create more than 12'000 jobs by 2030 and slash the nation's reliance on fuel imports. The world-first study, which has the support of US aerospace giant Boeing, concludes that establishing an Australian sustainable bio-derived fuel industry is viable but will need government and industry support. "We have enough biomass and assuming reasonable development of the technology, and the expected oil price movement, that will actually be an economically viable option", the director of CSIRO's Energy Transformed Flagship, Alex Wonhas, said at the study's launch in Sydney yesterday.
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30 May 2011 |
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