Tag: GRFA

GRFA wants biofuels included in Sustainable Development Goals

GRFA wants biofuels included in Sustainable Development Goals

June 19, 2014 |

In Canada, as the 12th Session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals is under way at the United Nations in New York City, the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance (GRFA) is encouraging participants to include specific targets for biofuels development as part of the UN’s goals. The GRFA reminded delegates that the use […]

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GRFA, RFA, ePure and CRFA want HLPE report on food security withdrawn

GRFA, RFA, ePure and CRFA want HLPE report on food security withdrawn

October 8, 2013 |

In Canada, the GRFA, the RFA, ePure and the Canadian Renewable Fuels Association have written a letter to demanding the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE) withdraw their Biofuels and Food Security report given its flaws and their refusal to release the report’s funding sources. They sent a joint letter […]

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GRFA says ethanol production to hit 22.45 billion gallons in 2013

GRFA says ethanol production to hit 22.45 billion gallons in 2013

September 26, 2013 |

In Canada, the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance in cooperation with F.O. Licht and (S&T)2 Consultants Inc. released their Global Annual Ethanol Production and Global Green House Gas Emission Reduction Forecasts. The GRFA is forecasting fuel ethanol production to hit 85 billion liters (22.45 billion gallons) which will reduce GHG emissions by 100 million metric tons […]

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GRFA launches interactive policy map for biofuels

GRFA launches interactive policy map for biofuels

August 25, 2013 |

In Canada, The Global Renewable Fuels Alliance (GRFA) has launched their Interactive World Biofuels Map, which tracks the political landscape surrounding biofuel production. Their data shows that 62 countries how have biofuels friendly policies in place, driving global demand to over one million barrels per day. “Today, governments have embraced biofuels in every corner of […]

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Global Forum for Food and Agriculture runs this week in Berlin

Global Forum for Food and Agriculture runs this week in Berlin

January 21, 2013 |

In Germany, the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture will occur this week, and the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance (GRFA) is urging the world’s Agriculture Ministers to include biofuels in their strategies to foster the agricultural economy and improve food security around the world. Bliss Baker, spokesperson for the GRFA, cited recent case studies in […]

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“Eureka moment’ leads to researching local #Algae for Advanced #Biofuels in Dubai.”

“Eureka moment’ leads to researching local #Algae for Advanced #Biofuels in Dubai.”

January 17, 2013 |

Today on Twitter. EcologicalQ: #Agriculture Photovoltaics beat biofuels at converting sun’s energy to miles driven UCSRachel: Better #biofuels on the move: MT @epareporter: Abengoa officials say company to start cellulosic ethanol production in Hugoton, KS this year CanGreenfuels: GRFA: Biofuels Support Rural Communities: http://t.co/K2ITVgfo Sean_OHanlon: ‘Eureka moment’ leads to researching local #Algae for Advanced #Biofuels […]

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Global corn crop is 2nd largest in history, says GRFA

Global corn crop is 2nd largest in history, says GRFA

September 21, 2012 |

In Canada, the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance said that evidence from a recent World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report stated that farmers globally will harvest the second largest corn crop on record in 2012. This same report concluded that the United States will harvest their eighth largest crop in its history despite a […]

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Biofuels contributed $277B to global enconomy: new report

Biofuels contributed $277B to global enconomy: new report

May 8, 2012 |

In Canada, the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance and Cardno Entrix reported that the biofuels industry contributed $277.3 billion to the global economy in 2010. The figures headlined a new report, “Contribution of Biofuels to the Global Economy”, released yesterday by the groups. According to the report, global biofuel production produced 110 billion litres in 2010 […]

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IEA's World Energy Outlook: oil demand to rise 14% by 2035, as supply plummets

IEA's World Energy Outlook: oil demand to rise 14% by 2035, as supply plummets

November 14, 2011 |

In Canada, the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance writes: “Today’s release of the IEA’s annual World Energy Outlook in London has again confirmed the end of cheap oil blaming growing energy demand and declining oil reserves. According the Report, oil demand will rise 14% between 2010 and 2035, from 87 million barrels per day (mb/d) in […]

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G-RFA says world ethanol production to hit 23.4B gallons in 2011

G-RFA says world ethanol production to hit 23.4B gallons in 2011

[ 0 ] February 16, 2011 |

In Canada, the Global Renewable Fuels Association says it expects ethanol production to hit 23.47 billion gallons (88.7 billion liters) in 2011, up 3% from 2010, and enough to replace the need for one million barrels of crude oil per day worldwide. The United States continues to be the largest ethanol producer in the world […]

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