NEWS Press releases Mar 19 2013

New Committee Working to Ensure Canada’s Renewable Fuels Future

OTTAWA, Ontario, March 19, 2013 – The Canadian Renewable Fuels Association (CRFA) today announced a new committee and classification of membership to advance Next Generation Biofuels in Canada. The new committee and its members represent leaders in advanced biofuels with their cutting edge technologies and first-of-kind projects.

In Canada today, next generation renewable fuel companies are in the process of commercializing exciting new technologies that that can produce biofuels from forestry and agricultural residues, non-recyclable municipal waste, and special purpose energy crops.

“Canada is building on the success of its established biofuels industry to create a new wave of biofuels facilities that will deliver significant economic and environmental benefits”, said CRFA President W. Scott Thurlow. “However, to realize Canada’s full green energy potential, programs and policies that spur innovation and foster investment are essential.”

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