RFA Members Progress Toward Net-Zero

Through technology innovation, smart investment, and collaboration, RFA's members are making progress toward achieving net-zero carbon emissions, on average, by 2050 or sooner.


Here are just some of the stories about the new technologies and innovative practices being embraced by RFA members to drive down carbon intensity.


Absolute Energy and Summit Carbon Solutions

Summit Carbon Solutions announces Absolute Energy as partner ethanol plant in Iowa


Ace Ethanol and D3MAX

Ace approved to generate D3 RINs from corn kernel fiber ethanol


Adkins Energy

Adkins Energy, CapCO2 Solutions convert CO2 to methanol



Aemetis receives key permit for Riverbank project

Aemetis awarded CO2 sequestration characterization well permit

Aemetis reports progress with ethanol, RNG and SAF projects


Al-Corn Clean Fuels

Al-Corn celebrates 25th anniversary: Energy conservation efforts reduce energy use by more than 38%


Aztalan Bio

Aztalan Reopens Ethanol Facility


Badger State Ethanol

Gallons Gained: Energy efficiency projects reduce expenses and natural gas usage


Big River Resources and Navigator CO2

Navigator CO2, Big River Resources, and Big River United Energy Execute Letter of Intent for the Capture, Transportation, Storage, and Value Optimization of up to 1,000,000 Metric Tons of CO2 per year for 20 Years



Golu-H2 and BK-H2Energy join hands in bringing Decarbonization Solutions to Transit Industry



SoCalGas and Calgren Announce Completion of Dairy Renewable Natural Gas Facility, Expected to be Largest in U.S.


Calgren and Rondo Energy

Rondo Energy adds thermal energy storage at Calgren biorefinery


Chief Ethanol

Chief Industries, Inc. and Catahoula Resources announce agreement to advance carbon capture and sequestration In Nebraska


Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company and Whitefox

Whitefox Technologies to install its ICE system at Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company


CHS and Fluid Quip

Game-Changing ROI-FQPT Selective Grind Technology Operational at CHS, Rochelle, IL



CIE in the process of transforming its new facility



CIBO Launches Impact Platform


ClearFlame Engine Technologies

From the lab to the road: ClearFlame Engine Technologies announces first heavy-duty truck driving on 100% plant-based fuel


Commonwealth Agri-Energy

Gallons Gained: Energy efficiency projects reduce expenses and natural gas usage



Low-carbon corn could yield serious cash for no-tillers

Exciting Growth for Continuum Ag: Continuum Ag Leads Carbon Intensity Charge with Backing from Top Ag Venture Capital Firms


Dakota Ethanol

Regional Conservation Grants Emphasize Emission Reductions, Including for Ethanol


E Energy Adams and Whitefox

Whitefox Announces its Sixth Successful ICE Strat-up at E Energy Adams in Nebraska


East Kansas Agri-Energy

Fueling a Renewable Future



Eco-Energy Terminals Become First Two Verified Net-Zero Facilities in Georgia

Eco-Energy and Xpansiv Launch Transport Emission Reduction Certificate - TERC


Entropy Inc.

Entropy Inc. Announces Commissioning of the First Phase of the 200,000 TPA Glacier CCS Project



Gradable Launches Gradable Carbon to Give Farmers More Control of Credits


Fluid Quip Technologies and Ace Ethanol


Fluid Quip Technologies’ DCO Technology™ Achieving Record Distillers Corn Oil Yields at Ace Ethanol

Fox River Valley Ethanol and Whitefox



Fox River Valley Ethanol and Whitefox

Whitefox ICE installation at Fox River exceeds expectations



Gevo and USDA sign agreement providing Gevo a grant to incentivize, track, and verify acreage of low-carbon corn to accelerate production of SAF and other biofuels

Gevo’s Net-Zero 1 reaches key milestone for loan guarantee from the U.S. Department of Energy

Gevo signs master services agreement with McDermott for sustainable aviation fuel facilities


Golden Grain Energy

Golden Grain receives LCFS certification for cellulosic ethanol production

Golden Grain Energy Partners on Midwest Carbon Express


Grain Processing Corp.

Solar field comes online at Grain Processing Corporation


Granite Falls Energy

Ethanol must embrace a low-carbon future


Guardian Energy

Janesville ethanol plant boosting efficiency


Heron Lake BioEnergy and Summit Carbon Solutions

Ethanol Must Embrace a Low-Carbon Future


Highwater Ethanol and Summit Carbon Solutions

Summit Carbon Solutions is proud to be partnering with Highwater Ethanol



Honeywell and GranBio to produce carbon-neutral sustainable aviation fuel


Summit Next Gen to Use Honeywell Ethanol to Jet Fuel Technology for Production of Sustainable Aviation Fuel


Husker Ag LLC and Summit Carbon Solutions

Carbon Sequestration and Proposed Pipeline Could be Huge Benefit to Area Farmers and Communities



ICM announces agreement with Lakeview Plymouth Energy to upgrade distillation system


KAAPA Ethanol Holdings

Efficiency key to competitive ethanol market


KAAPA Ethanol Holdings and ICM

ICM signs EPC agreement to perform plant upgrade



LanzaJet achieves next major milestone with innovative sustainable fuels production technology fully constructed at its Freedom Pines fuels facility


Leaf by Lesaffre

How can advanced yeast improve industrial ethanol plants’ performances?


Lincolnland Agri-Energy and ICM

Lincolnland becomes latest adopter of Advanced Processing Package


Lincolnway Energy and Summit Carbon Solutions

Lincolnway Energy Ready for Partnership with Summit Carbon Solutions


Navigator CO2 Ventures

Navigator CO2 Partners with Puro.earth to Generate CDR Credits from Heartland Greenway CCUS Project


New Energy Blue

Dow and New Energy Blue announce collaboration to develop renewable plastic materials from corn residue


Next Wave Energy Partners

Project Eyes Using Ethanol to Make Bioethylene, Renewable Alkylate, SAF


PCC Hydrogen

PCC Hydrogen Announces Plans for Pilot Plant In Cloverdale, IN


Quad County Corn Processors and Summit Carbon Solutions

Backers of Summit Carbon CO2 Pipeline Tour Ida County Corn Processor as Plans Move Forward


Redfield Energy

Ethanol industry seeks carbon capture solution


Redfield Energy and Whitefox Technologies

Redfield Energy, on a journey towards net zero with Whitefox ICE Plus membrane solution


Ringneck Energy and Summit Carbon Solutions

Ringneck joins forces with Summit Ag to reduce carbon footprint


Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy and Gevo

Gevo enters joint development agreement with Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy to measure, report & verify carbon intensity


Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy and Whitefox

Whitefox ICE System Surpasses 250 Days of Operation at SIRE



Allotrope Partners LLC, Axens North America and Sumitomo Corporation of Americas to study commercial production of low carbon biofuel using woody biomass from forest thinning in California


Western New York Energy

Clean Fuels New York Coalition: Western New York Energy Case Study


Western Plains Energy

Wind turbine installed at Kansas ethanol plant


Western Plains Energy and Whitefox

Western Plains Pioneering Carbon Neutral Ethanol Production by Installing Whitefox ICE-XL for Ground-breaking Energy Savings


Wolf Carbon Solutions

Chart Industries and Wolf Carbon Solutions expand MOU on Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage Projects along Mt. Simon Hub System to include Howden Equipment


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