Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Ethanol and biodiesel

Source: NSW Parliamentary Library Research Service
"Biofuels are fuels made from renewable biological feedstocks, either crops or waste. There are two main biofuels with commercial prospects in Australia: ethanol and biodiesel. These biofuels currently comprise less than 0.4% of the Australian automotive gasoline market. This briefing paper outlines the current use of ethanol and biodiesel fuels in Australia, and NSW specificially, and the factors driving the use of biofuels in the future."