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RFA Welcomes Three New Associate Members

August 3, 2023

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The Renewable Fuels Association is proud to announce that Pivot Clean Energy, Encore Energy Services and Continuum Ag have joined as the association’s newest associate members.


“We are pleased to welcome these new associate members to the RFA, and we look forward to working with each of them to expand market opportunities for low-carbon renewable fuels and co-products,” said RFA President and CEO Geoff Cooper. “It is clear they share our passion and vision for a cleaner, healthier, sustainable energy future. As RFA’s members continue progressing toward their goal of net-zero carbon emissions, we’re excited to bring Encore Energy Services, Pivot Clean Energy, and Continuum Ag into the fold.”


Encore Energy Services is a premier retail energy company in North America specializing in supplying natural gas commodity and energy-related services to commercial and industrial end-users.


“Encore Energy Services is excited to join the Renewable Fuels Association and looks forward to deepening our support and engagement in the renewable fuels industry,” said Kim Herzog, Vice President of Sales. “The renewable fuels industry is fast-paced and innovative, and the RFA plays a critical role in driving growth and advocating for continued advancement of this important piece of a more sustainable future. Encore values our partnerships with our renewable fuel customers and looks forward to meeting additional entities we can help by utilizing our years of experience and expertise in the energy space.”   


Pivot Clean Energy is a nonprofit industry coalition accelerating the transition to clean ethanol for household energy around the world. Led by experts in biofuels, health, agriculture, and household energy, members of Pivot include producers, traders, business operators, and the wider development community, striving together for clean, global energy expansion.


“Pivot Clean Energy Co. is thrilled to become a member of RFA, knowing that the industry leadership and expertise they have will fortify the goals Pivot has within the sector as well,” said Pivot Executive Director Alicia ElMamouni. “We are grateful for their vision and tireless efforts to continue elevating bioethanol as a clean, healthy option for consumers—an objective well aligned with Pivot as we look to expand these same benefits in emerging economies around the world.  The connections we make within RFA and the gains they continue to generate within the sector in the US will broaden opportunities for expansion and pave the path to continue promoting clean fuels for improved health, protected environments, and positive climate impacts.”


Continuum Ag was founded in 2015 and is a soil health data intelligence company working to enable farmers to profit from improving their soil health. Regenerative Ag is the future, and it simply is a better system for farmers focused on carbon intensity, sustainability, and other environmental outcomes.


“The opportunity to decarbonize transportation via a low-carbon agricultural supply chain is real,” said Continuum Ag Founder and CEO Mitchell Hora. “Continuum Ag is joining the RFA to expand our network, foster collaborative initiatives, and best position regenerative farmers to succeed!”


Click here for more information on the value of an RFA membership and click here for a list of current members. Among the special benefits of an associate membership in RFA are invitations to events and networking opportunities; routine updates on legislative, market development, membership, education & outreach, technical & research, and communications issues; and inclusion in the Associate Member Directory and access to the Board Member Directory. Members also can participate in RFA’s various member-driven committees and provide input on RFA policy, activities and priorities.