Valero Renewable Fuels Company has become a member of the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA). Valero Renewable Fuels Company, a subsidiary of Valero Energy Corporation, is the third largest biofuels producer in the U.S. with a total annual production of 1.4 billion gallons per year. The company owns and operates 11 corn ethanol plants throughout the Midwest including plants in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, Minnesota, Indiana, Ohio, and Wisconsin. In addition, Valero is the largest renewable diesel producer in the country and the largest independent refiner in the world.
“We are thrilled to welcome Valero Renewable Fuels to our membership,” said Renewable Fuels Association Board Chairman and Commonwealth Agri-Energy General Manager Mick Henderson. “Valero complements RFA as we advocate for continued growth and use of renewables. Through its vast ethanol plant footprint in the United States, Valero provides countless benefits to consumers by helping to clean the air, increase energy independence and boost local economies. We are proud to count Valero Renewables as an RFA member and look forward to the company being an active member as we work together to expand marketplace opportunities for ethanol.”
Valero Vice President of Alternative Fuels Martin Parrish, added, “Valero is proud of our high performing ethanol plants, their excellent safety record and commitment to the communities where we operate. Joining RFA provides a strong conduit to support our operations, especially as we cooperatively work to promote renewables, grow our ethanol market and provide opportunities to further strengthen the nation’s liquid fuel sector.”