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Developing a NZ Bioeconomy is 20 Years Overdue

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 10:24 am | Bioenergy Association

“If we are to build our economic resilience and achieve a low carbon NZ economy by 2050 it really is time to get serious about utilising New Zealand’s capability and expertise in waste management, forestry, farming, wood processing and horticulture” ... More >>

Bioenergy provides a future for agriculture within the ETS

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 3:05 pm | Bioenergy Association

The bioenergy sector points to the opportunities for farmers to offset agriculture’s greenhouse gas emissions in their submission to the Government on proposals for inclusion of agriculture within the emissions trading scheme.. More >>

Fonterra decision stimulus for increased biomass fuel supply

Thursday, 18 July 2019, 12:05 pm | Bioenergy Association

“The announcement that Fonterra will immediately stop installing any new coal boilers or increasing capacity to burn coal is the signal that the biomass fuel supply industry welcomes” said Brian Cox, Executive Officer of the Bioenergy Association. More >>

Bioenergy solutions can offset farm emissions

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 1:50 pm | Bioenergy Association

The Bioenergy Association welcomes the proposal from Government in its “Action on Agricultural Emissions” to provide credits for reductions of gross greenhouse gas emissions from farms. More >>

Biofuel can be good alternative for woodlot owners

Sunday, 14 July 2019, 3:15 pm | Bioenergy Association

With wood not able to be sold in China the alternative of it being used as biofuel can be good for woodlot owners More >>

Ecogas a model for all communities

Monday, 8 July 2019, 6:36 pm | Bioenergy Association

Ecogas processing of food waste to produce energy and bio-fertiliser at Reporoa is a model for all communities More >>

Christchurch hospital to move from coal to biomass fuel

Tuesday, 12 March 2019, 9:28 am | Bioenergy Association

The Hon David Clark has announced that Christchurch hospital will install two new biomass boilers to replace the existing coal boilers. More >>

It is now time to act

Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 9:15 am | Bioenergy Association

“The time for talking is now over and it is now time to take action” Brian Cox, Executive Officer for the Bioenergy Association says in a review of the report from the Productivity Commission into a low- emissions economy. “The Productivity Commission ... More >>

Otago transitions from coal to wood fuel

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 3:49 pm | Bioenergy Association

The Bioenergy Association says that Otago is well placed to transition from using coal for heating. More >>

Fonterra shows that biomass can replace coal for processing

Wednesday, 2 May 2018, 12:25 pm | Bioenergy Association

Bioenergy Association congratulates Fonterra on its move to use wood fuel at its Brightwater dairy factory. More >>

Reducing emissions by using food waste can also make money

Monday, 16 April 2018, 4:20 pm | Bioenergy Association

In response to the Government’s policy of achieving zero emissions by 2050 the Bioenergy Association says “Reducing greenhouse gas emissions from food processing sector waste should be at the top of the list for encouragement from Government if ... More >>

Bioenergy Association congratulates Fonterra

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 9:24 am | Bioenergy Association

The Bioenergy Association congratulates Fonterra on its commitment to reduce absolute emissions by 30% by 2030, and transition towards net zero emissions by 2050. More >>

Govt now needs to focus on its Energy Efficiency Strategy

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 3:27 pm | Bioenergy Association

The Bioenergy Association says it’s pleased the Government’s refresh of the New Zealand Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy (NZEECS) focuses on the heat and transport opportunities available across New Zealand as implementing these will ... More >>

Coordination could speed up addressing climate change

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 11:48 am | Bioenergy Association

The Bioenergy Association says that coordination of effort across all of the sectors could speed up New Zealand’s ability to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and lead to new business opportunities. More >>

Government ignores opportunities to avoid squandering $14b

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 11:07 am | Bioenergy Association

The Bioenergy Association says it’s disappointed the Government is not recognising that by investment in bioenergy and other renewable energy opportunities within New Zealand that it can avoid squandering $14billion to overseas countries to meet our ... More >>

Report ignores immediate climate change opportunities

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 9:21 am | Bioenergy Association

The Bioenergy Association says it’s disappointed that the report for GLOBE-NZ, Net zero in New Zealand - Scenarios to achieve domestic emissions neutrality in the second half of the century ignores the immediate opportunities for climate change ... More >>

Refresh of Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 2:31 pm | Bioenergy Association

The Bioenergy Association says it’s pleased the Government’s draft refresh of the National Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy (NZEECS) focuses on the heat and transport opportunities available across New Zealand to assist achieve the ... More >>

Invitation: Liquid biofuels Research Symposium 10 November

Wednesday, 19 October 2016, 12:12 pm | Bioenergy Association

The Bioenergy Association and Advanced Biofuels Research Network (ABRN) have combined to host a symposium including international and local speakers providing an update on the latest research and market activities for liquid biofuels. More >>

Using wood fuel is heating up

Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 10:07 am | Bioenergy Association

With the continual growth in the use of wood fuel for heating the Bioenergy Association is increasing its support for wood fuelled heat plant operators and maintenance staff, helping plant owners improve the performance of their plant and encourage others ... More >>

Government needs to walk the talk

Wednesday, 8 June 2016, 2:44 pm | Bioenergy Association

Government needs to walk the talk with regard to climate change mitigation “The Government need to walk the talk with regard to climate change mitigation”, says Brian Cox, Bioenergy Association Executive Officer. “Central and local government ... More >>

 

 

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