Potential for forestry biofuel confirmed

The government met half the cost of the $13.5 million Stump to Pump project, led by pulp and paper processor Norske Skog and fuel company Z Energy.

It identified the potential to develop a biofuel industry from sawdust, bark and other forestry residue.

Meanwhile, the Bioenergy Association said organising a guaranteed supply of raw material is a key part of getting a wood-based biofuel industry up and running.

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