Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor to Deliver Industry Keynote at the 2021 Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit

Contact: Cassidy Walter

JOHNSTON, IOWA – When it comes to lowering emissions and improving air quality, reinvigorating rural economies, and reducing consumer costs, U.S. biofuels are ready to be the answer Americans are looking for. During her keynote address at the 2021 Virtual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit, Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor will dive into how biofuels can lead the way to achieving these goals.

“America’s biofuel industry stands ready to power a rural revival that will surpass all expectations and open a new chapter in clean energy,” Skor said. “The challenges ahead are great, but we are fired up and ready to work side-by-side with our long-time biofuels champions and newly elected leaders to drive growth at home and abroad. I look forward to joining producers and industry partners across Iowa to discuss how we can strengthen federal policy, accelerate innovation, and expand consumer access to clean, low-carbon ethanol.”

The 2021 Virtual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit is taking place on January 26, 2021 and will be livestreamed on The Summit is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

“Growth Energy has been at the tip of the spear when it comes to growing the market for Unleaded88,” said Iowa Renewable Fuels Association Executive Director Monte Shaw. “We look forward to hearing Emily lay out a path forward to grow the market for higher biofuel blends and expanding opportunities for producers.”

Growth Energy represents producers and supporters of ethanol working to bring consumers better choices at the fuel pump, grow America’s economy and improve the environment for future generations.

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The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association represents the state’s liquid renewable fuels industry and works to foster its growth. Iowa is the nation’s leader in renewable fuels production with 43 ethanol refineries capable of producing over 4.5 billion gallons annually – including 34 million gallons of annual cellulosic ethanol production capacity – and 11 biodiesel facilities with the capacity to produce over 400 million gallons annually. For more information, visit the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association website at: