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Harnessing bioenergy is good economic sense

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation is aiming to introduce commercially proven bioenergy technologies to the Australian market, according to Ted Dow, chief investment officer. Source: Timberbiz

Bioenergy currently provides about 10% of Australia’s renewable electricity, but it has significant potential to develop further with the right support in place, Dow told the Bioenergy Australia Conference in Adelaide.

“Harnessing bioenergy makes good economic sense while contributing to fuel security and regional development, but for a range of reasons Australia has generally lagged the rest of the world on large and small-scale bioenergy projects particularly in the waste-to-energy sector.

Read more about this specialist conference in our special spread in the new edition of Australian Forests & Timber News … out soon.