Canadian Renewable Fuels Association

December 17, 2013 08:31 ET

CRFA Welcomes Signed Letter of Intent Between IGPC Ethanol Inc. and ICM Inc.

An Important Step Forward in Cellulosic Ethanol Production in Ontario

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 17, 2013) - The Canadian Renewable Fuels Association (CRFA) today applauded the announcement that IGPC Ethanol, Inc. has signed a Letter of Intent to be the First Canadian Adopter of ICM's Generation 1.5™ Technology, allowing IGPC Ethanol to produce corn fibre cellulosic ethanol.

"The federal and provincial mandates for renewable content, and operating support programs like ecoENERGY and the Ontario Ethanol Growth Fund, have made Ontario a great place for innovation and advancements in first generation biofuels technology" said W. Scott Thurlow, CRFA President. "IGPC Ethanol and ICM are already leaders in renewable fuels production and this announcement is a critical step forward in the domestic development of advanced biofuels."

Canada is building on the success of its established biofuels industry to create a new wave of facilities that will deliver even greater economic and environmental benefits in Canada. Using ICM's Generation 1.5™ Technology IGPC Ethanol will be able diversify its current corn ethanol production and will make a sustained impact on agriculture and economic development for Ontario farmers.

About the CRFA

Founded in 1984, the Canadian Renewable Fuels Association (CRFA) is a non-profit organization with a mission to promote the use of renewable fuels for transportation through consumer awareness and government liaison activities.

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