Our Stakeholders

By collaborating with the Michigan Advanced Biofuels Coalition, these organizations signal their commitment to improving Michigan communities through heightened energy security, cleaner air and a healthier environment.

Founders

Michigan Soybean Committee, St. Johns, Michigan

This farmer-led organization directs the soybean checkoff program in Michigan. The Michigan Soybean Committee (MSC) manages checkoff resources to increase return on investment for 12,000 Michigan soybean farmers, while enhancing sustainable soybean production. The MSC board of directors is made up of seven soybean farmers appointed by Michigan’s governor.

Michigan Soybean Association, St. Johns, Michigan

The Michigan Soybean Association is a membership organization which represents Michigan soybean producer's interests at the state and national levels.  MSA performs lobbying, advocacy, and other legislative activities on behalf of Michigan soybeans and their growers at the state and national level.

Producers & Feedstock Providers

Thumb BioEnergy, Sandusky, Michigan

Thumb BioEnergy collects used cooking and frying oil from more than 1,200 restaurants across Michigan and converts it into clean-burning biodiesel fuel. In operation since 2009, Thumb BioEnergy is a certified BQ-9000 biodiesel producer, demonstrating its commitment to providing high-quality biodiesel fuel to Michigan’s Thumb region and beyond.

W2 Fuel LLC, Adrian, Michigan

W2 Fuel is a growing biofuel manufacturer, with locations in Michigan and Iowa and partners and customers across the United States. The company has been a premier biodiesel producer in the Great Lakes Region since 2012 and is BQ-9000 certified for biodiesel quality assurance.

Third Coast Commodities, LLC, Buchanan, Michigan

Third Coast Commodities LLC provides service to over 200 companies nationally and internationally in the broader Fats Oils and Grease (FOG) industry: commercial crush, biofuels, restaurant recycling, oleo chemical, animal feed, and heating oil markets. Above all else, Third Coast aims to give clients insight and certainty in trading their industry by-products while ensuring ease of transaction.

Industry Non-Profits

Clean Fuels Alliance America, Jefferson City, Missouri

Clean Fuels Alliance America, formerly the National Biodiesel Board, serves as the clean energy industry’s primary source for technical, environmental and quality assurance programs. The organization is a strong voice for advanced biofuel advocacy, communications and market development.

Clean Fuels Michigan, Lansing, Michigan

Clean Fuels Michigan (CFM) brings together stakeholders from across the clean transportation industry to show a unified voice for the industry. CFM advocates for a suite of alternative fuels including biofuels, hydrogen, propane, natural gas, and electric vehicles.

Michigan Clean Cities, East Lansing, Michigan

Michigan Clean Cities creates projects and drives solutions to speed the paradigm shift to clean transportation. We are designated under the U.S. Department of Energy Clean Cities Initiative, bringing the resources of national laboratories and funding opportunities to our members to help reduce the barriers to adopting low and zero emission vehicles and fuels into their operations toward the national goals of energy security, environmental health, and economic security.

Biodiesel Marketers

Cooperative Elevator Co., Pigeon, Michigan

Cooperative Elevator Co. has served diverse farmers in Michigan’s Thumb region for more than 100 years. Its 1,115 grower producers proudly grow and harvest the highest quality agricultural products. Cooperative Elevator Co. also provides value-added products and services to meet customers’ energy needs. Committed to sustainability, Cooperative Elevator Co. was named Michigan’s 2017 Outstanding Green Agribusiness.

Clean Fuel & Industry Consultants

Groen Solutions, Chicago, Illinois

Groen Solutions LLC is a dynamic environmental consulting firm focused on equitable and sustainable solutions for our everyday lives. The firm is currently focused on the adoption of alternative transportation fuels and technologies, including biodiesel, renewable diesel, and sustainable aviation fuel.

Indigenous Energy, Chicago, Illinois

Indigenous Energy is an environmental consulting firm that partners with stakeholders to promote and advance the use of biodiesel and other sustainable fuels and technologies. Since 2005, the company has been focused on tracking and reducing carbon emissions in existing medium and heavy-duty vehicles and equipment.

MARC-IV Consulting, Kearney, Missouri

MARC-IV ("M4") Consulting fosters the development of biobased innovations that benefit the agricultural community and enhance our environment. M4 Consulting has been a leading force in the development and execution of technical, regulatory, economic, and policy efforts needed to grow the biomass-based diesel industry from a few million gallons 20 years ago, to more than 6 billion by 2030.

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