Ethanol Education for FFA Members

Cindy Zimmerman

National FFA members will be getting an education in the growing field of renewable fuels, thanks to a new partnership. The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) and the Renewable Fuels Foundation (RFF) are partnering with teachers and the National FFA Organization to provide tens of thousands of high school students information about the opportunities available to them in the field of …

Education, Ethanol, FFA, RFA

You Should Choose Ethanol

Chuck Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association has launched a new online destination for ethanol information called Choose Ethanol. The new website features a section dedicated exclusively to E85, plus a news center and quick facts, as well as links to follow RFA on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Flickr. The site also invites visitors to sign up to “stay informed, share your stories …

Ethanol, Internet, RFA

Global Renewable Fuels Alliance Formed

Chuck Zimmerman

At the Conference today, the Renewable Fuels Association, the Canadian Renewable Fuels Association and the European Bioethanol Fuel Association announced the formation of the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance. Pictured are (l-r), Bliss Baker, Executive Director, Global Renewable Fuels Alliance; Gordon Quaiattini, President, Canadian Renewable Fuels Association; Robert Veirhout, Secretary General, European Bioethanol Industry Organization; Bob Dinneen, President and CEO, Renewable …

Ag Group, Ethanol, RFA

NFU President To Lead Growth Energy

Chuck Zimmerman

Growth Energy will be holding a press conference this morning just 15 minutes prior to the RFA press conference. Interesting timing. Growth Energy Co-Chairman General Wesley Clark will announce two new members of the leadership team at Growth Energy on Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. EST. Clark will name a CEO and a Senior Advisor, both known for …

Ag Group, Ethanol, RFA

Biofuels Bloggers

Chuck Zimmerman

Cindy snapped a photo of Joanna Schroeder and me working in the main conference session room. RFA set up a great work station for us with internet access, power outlets and our own mult box to record speakers. Hint to all you conference organizers. It’s really great to provide media with a nice work station in the general conference room. …

Ethanol, RFA

National Ethanol Conference Open Live

Chuck Zimmerman

This morning we broadcast the opening speech at the National Ethanol Conference live on Domestic Fuel and on the Renewable Fuels Association conference blog. I also recorded it so you can watch Bob preach a powerful sermon on the state of the ethanol industry.

Ethanol, RFA

RFA Kicks Off National Ethanol Conference

Chuck Zimmerman

The 2009 National Ethanol Conference got started this morning with a golf tournament and welcome from Renewable Fuels Association Chairman, Chris Standlee, Agengoa Bioenergy Corporation. Cindy and I will be covering the event courtesy of the RFA. We’ll also be posting content onto The Ethanol Report site for them. Most of our coverage will appear on Domestic Fuel which just …

Audio, Ethanol, RFA

New TV Ads From Renewable Fuels Association

Chuck Zimmerman

The Renewable Fuels Association, a ZimmComm client, has some cool new tv ads out. America’s ethanol industry has a fantastic story to tell. Beginning this week, that story is being told to millions of Americans as the Renewable Fuels Association launches two ads very clearly stating the benefits of today’s domestic renewable fuels industry. Entitled “Faces” and “Places,” the two …

Advertising, Ag Group, Ethanol, RFA

Blogging the FEW

Cindy Zimmerman

The 2008 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop is getting underway here in Nashville. One thing I have already noticed is the number of international visitors here. I met someone from Canada and a couple from India was ahead of me at registration and I have seen many more from various countries wondering around the resort wearing FEW badges. Seems like there …

Ethanol, RFA