The 2010 Green Fuels Award recipients have been announced by the Canadian Renewable Fuels Association during the 7th Annual Canadian Renewable Fuels Summit in Ottawa-Gatineau. The awards honor pioneers in the development and commercialization of low carbon renewable fuels such as ethanol and biodiesel in Canada.
The Fuel Change Award 2010 was presented to Husky Energy Inc. for their promotion of the use of renewable fuels in Canada. Husky Energy is Western Canada’s largest producer of ethanol and one of the country’s most active in a consumer marketing awareness campaign about the benefits of ethanol blended fuels. The company’s first ethanol plant was built in 1981 and it sells its ethanol blends under the brand “Mother Nature’s Fuel”.
Greenfield Ethanol Inc. Chairman, Ken Field was awarded the Green Fuels Industry Award 2010 for outstanding dedication to the advancement of renewable fuels in Canada. In 1989, he founded Greenfield Ethanol and under his leadership, the company has grown to become the largest manufacturer and distributor of fuel ethanol, industrial ethanol and alcohol-related products in the country. Field is considered one of the original ethanol pioneers in Canada.