NEWS Press releases Dec 7 2013

Past winners of CRFA awards

Presented annually since 2006, the Green Fuels Awards honour pioneers in the development and commercialization of low carbon renewable fuels such as ethanol and biodiesel in Canada. Award winners are nominated and selected by the members of the Canadian Renewable Fuels Association.

  • Green Fuels Industry AwardFor outstanding Dedication to the Advancement of Renewable Fuels in Canada
  • Fueling Change AwardFor achievement in Promoting the Use of Renewable Fuels
  • New Producer AwardFor new entrants into the Canadian Renewable Fuels industry

 2013 Winners:

Green Fuels Industry Award

  • Kevin Norton, Chief Executive Officer of BIOX CorporationKevin Norton co-founded BIOX Corporation in September 2000 and has served as its Chief Executive Officer since 2011. Mr. Norton has extensive experience in pollution control and marine systems, municipal/industrial water and wastewater systems and marine environments. He served as an Officer in the Canadian Forces (Navy) for thirteen years and received his degree in mechanical engineering from the Royal Military College of Canada.CRFA President W. Scott Thurlow said, “Mr. Norton’s contributions to advancing Canadian biofuels are a benchmark for our industry.  This award celebrates outstanding dedication to the advancement of renewable fuels in Canada and it’s an honour to have such an accomplished and respected recipient.”
Fueling Change Award
  • Canada Clean Fuels
  • FS Partners
New Producer Award
  • Archer Daniels Midland Company
  • Kyoto Fuels
  • Growing Power Hairy Hill
Technical Paper Award
  • Sarah M. Jordaan, Assistant Professor, Energy Politics and Policy, University of Calgary

Past Winners:

2012

Green Fuels Industry Award

  • Terry Daynard

2011

Fueling Change Award

  • Suncor Energy

2010

Green Fuels Industry Award

  • Ken Field, Chairman – GreenField Ethanol Inc.

Fueling Change Award

  • Husky Energy Inc.

2009

Green Fuels Industry Award

  • Mark Stumborg, Engineer – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Fueling Change Award

  • Maple Leaf Foods Inc.

New Producers

  • North West Terminal Ltd
  • Bio-Diesel Quebec Inc.

2008

Green Fuels Industry Award

  • Dr. Robert Zubrin

Fueling Change Award

  • General Motors

New Producers

  • IGPC Ethanol Inc
  • Terra Grain Fuels

2007

Green Fuels Industry Award

  • Don O’Connor, President – (S&T)Squared Consultants

Fueling Change Award

  • Barenaked Ladies

2006

Green Fuels Industry Award

  • Bill Cruickshank