Media Releases

Renewable bioenergy can help keep the lights on

MEDIA RELEASE The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) final report released today recommends a package of reforms to secure Australia’s power system but still does not recognise the renewable baseload potential of bioenergy. This omission is despite the...

Co-firing renewable wood waste to clean up coal power

MEDIA RELEASE Australia is ideally placed to significantly reduce emissions from our coal-fired power stations by co-firing them with renewable wood waste, in a game-changing element in Australia’s “clean coal” challenge that’s already used around the world, the...

Bioenergy ready to shoulder the (base) load

MEDIA RELEASE The Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) welcomes the Turnbull Government’s announcement ‘Securing Our Energy Future’ today as a step in the right direction indicating the Government understands the scale of the energy crisis facing the country....

Tasmania’s Wood Encouragement Policy a national first

MEDIA RELEASE The Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) today congratulated the Tasmanian Government for becoming the first Australian state to adopt a Wood Encouragement Policy (WEP), and urged all jurisdictions to adopt similar policies to boost the use of...