Ground-breaking study benchmarks biofuel pricing

May 22, 2013
Ground-breaking Australian study benchmarks biofuel pricing
Mark Gayton, Operations Manager, Mackay Sugar Limited, Chris Tindal, Director for Operational Energy, US Navy, (background: Bob McCarthy, UQ Senior Advisor to the Vice Chancellor and Andrew Cappello, Chairman of the Board, Mackay Sugar Limited) Professor Peter Gray, UQ AIBN Director and Hon Tim Mulherin, Minister for Agriculture, Food and Regional Economics.

( —Ground-breaking Australian research on the viability of aviation biofuels has today been released, at the culmination of almost three years of work by The University of Queensland, James Cook University, The Boeing Company, Virgin Australia, Mackay Sugar and IOR Energy.

The results of the unique study as part of the Queensland Sustainable Aviation Fuel Initiative have been published in the international journal Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining and were presented today at the Boeing-hosted Aero Environment Summit in Sydney.

[To be updated - 5/28/2013. Please check back]

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