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“Run on Less” proves more is possible, now

By |2018-01-12T15:07:05+00:00January 12th, 2018|freight transport, liquid fuel, low carbon, transport|

The “Run on Less” truck fuel efficiency experiment achieved outstanding results over 10 miles per gallon, crediting its’ success to conscientious drivers taking advantage of the best fuel-saving technologies available today. Trucks from 6 fleets and an owner-operator traversed a range of cross-country USA routes, duty cycles and truck profiles over 17 days in the

How to lift energy productivity in Freight Transport

By |2017-04-13T09:51:50+00:00April 13th, 2017|#energy productivity, freight transport, liquid fuel, low carbon, shipping, transport|

“A Roadmap to double energy productivity in Freight Transport by 2030” is now released for comment, and yours will be most welcome. Urgent action is needed to generate more economic value from the energy used to move freight in Australia, as congested cities increasingly constrain productivity across the economy. Decisions made today can lock-in energy-intensive

Extra money to buy new trucks

By |2017-02-17T14:58:27+00:00February 17th, 2017|emissions data, freight transport, low carbon|

Announcing a new service that unlocks government funding to buy new efficient trucks. We can now help mid-to-large trucking companies access government incentives to invest in more efficient transport vehicles by reducing finance costs and paying cash from carbon credits. Unique Opportunity With no up-front costs, we can qualify fleet renewals for: -             a 0.7% finance

The Elephant Not in the Room

By |2016-05-06T17:16:40+00:00May 6th, 2016|#COP21, #energy productivity, freight transport, low carbon|

There was a renewed feeling of optimism at this week’s Emission Reduction Summit in Melbourne, with the COP21 Paris agreement providing a platform of global commitment and inspiration for the “Who’s Who of Climate Change Action” in attendance. Yet as we dined on delicious carbon neutral seafood washed down with carbon neutral fine wine, my

Think the emissions scandal is all about Volkswagen? Think again.

By |2015-09-27T20:21:42+00:00September 27th, 2015|freight transport, liquid fuel, low carbon|

The Volkswagen emission scandal is rocking the corporate world and it’s just the beginning. The CEO is gone, the workforce shamed and Germany’s flagship industry is a national embarrassment. But if you think it’s all about Volkswagen, think again, because it seems the system has been open to gaming by vehicle manufacturers for years. Dodgy

Transport Energy Audit Standard : seeking your views

By |2014-03-11T22:14:36+00:00March 11th, 2014|liquid fuel, News, transport|

Implementing energy audit recommendations usually achieves significant cost savings. However the current Australian Standard for energy audits is based on auditing commercial buildings and is not practical for transport. Transport operations have characteristics that produce variability in energy performance and make fleet energy use difficult to model: -          Very high variation in routes, loading and

Carbon Neutral Transport webinar

By |2013-11-27T22:05:12+00:00November 27th, 2013|biofuels, liquid fuel, low carbon, transport|

The “Carbon Neutral Transport” webinar I ran recently for the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport Australia was well received and the discussion afterwards generated some ideas for the future.For those who missed it, here’s a link to the recording, based on the following brief: What advantages does going Carbon Neutral offer the Transport industry?To be

Shell’s Geelong Refinery – Can we turn Doom & Gloom into a Clean Fuel Boom?

By |2013-06-20T20:19:41+00:00June 20th, 2013|hydrocarbons, liquid fuel, low carbon, transport|

With Shell seeking buyers for its 59-year old refinery, deemed uncompetitive in the traditional hydrocarbons market due to its small scale and old technology relative to Asian competitors, what innovative options can Shell and the Geelong community explore to develop a sustainable asset for long term community wealth?California provides a guide. A petroleum refinery there

Carbon Neutral Transport

By |2013-02-27T21:07:13+00:00February 27th, 2013|News|

Australia has its first carbon neutral trucking company! Congratulations to Transforce Bulk Haulage in Dubbo who achieved this feat by saving fuel to reduce their carbon footprint then buying carbon credits to offset the remaining emissions. So what's stopping other transport firms from going carbon neutral? Market Incentives & Barriers Any emissions reductions need to

Clean Transport Fuels – What are the Real Options?

By |2012-07-28T10:23:32+00:00July 28th, 2012|News|

Australia's carbon price is here, so how can transport operators gain from cleaner fuels? As a retailer, manufacturer, miner or farmer, where in your supply chain can clean fuels bring real benefits, now? Biofuels win under Carbon Pricing Biodiesel and ethanol now have a carbon price advantage over other transport fuels. While gaseous fuels (LNG,