Alternative Fuels Australia

Green service station opens in Victoria

Posted by Car Geek on June 27, 2007

Conservo biofuel station, image from ABC's Lateline Business

Following on from our last post on algae biodiesel trials in Victoria, a separate company has opened up the state’s first “green” service station, selling only biofuel-blended fuel. Conservo, located in Prahran in the inner suburbs of Melbourne, sells ethanol-blended petrol, such as E10, as well as biodiesel made from canola and tallow. The business also sells a variety of other eco-friendly products in-store, ranging from organic coffee to solar powered laptop bags. Conservo hopes to be using Energetix’s algae biodiesel when it’s available in two years.

Source and image credit: ABC News


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