The Clean Energy Finance Corporation has stepped up its lobbying of senior Coalition and Labor politicians for Australia to use wood waste to "co-fire" coal power stations and reduce carbon emissions.
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wood waste to help replace coal-fired power.
The corporation was established by the Gillard government to help drive investment into renewable energy sources.
Biomass products, such as wood pellets, are widely used overseas to help reduce emissions and are permissible under Australia's current renewable energy target, but not yet financially competitive.
Read James Massola’s story in today’s Melbourne Age - “Clean Energy Finance Corporation lobbying for wood-fired power to replace coal.”