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.


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.

Fuel Producers & Feedstock Providers

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.

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. Thumb BioEnergy proudly fuels its fleet with B20 in support of local jobs and a healthier environment.

W2 Fuel LLC, Adrian, Michigan

W2 Fuel is a growing biofuel manufacturer, with a production facility in Michigan and tolling operation in 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.

Chevron Renewable Energy Group, Ames, Iowa

Chevron Renewable Energy Group is leading the energy and transportation industries’ transition to lower carbon by converting renewable resources into high-quality fuels. We are an international producer of lower carbon fuels that significantly lower greenhouse gas emissions to immediately reduce carbon impact. Chevron Renewable Energy Group utilizes a global integrated procurement, distribution and logistics network to operate 11 biorefineries in the U.S. and Europe. In 2021, the business produced 480 million gallons delivering 4.1 million metric tons of carbon reduction. Chevron acquired Renewable Energy Group in June 2022.

Gevo, Englewood, Colorado

Gevo is a producer of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) that converts corn ethanol into jet fuel. The company's objective is to convert renewable energy and carbon into high-dense liquid hydrocarbons. These hydrocarbons can be used as direct replacements for transportation fuels like gasoline, jet fuel, and diesel fuel. When these fuels are burned, they have the potential to produce net-zero greenhouse gas emissions throughout their entire life cycle. Gevo sources low-carbon renewable carbohydrates as raw materials and will use renewable electricity and renewable natural gas in their production processes. This results in low-carbon fuels with significantly reduced carbon intensity (CI).

Logistics & Bulk Transportation Providers

Ag Energy Transport, Buchanan, Michigan

A women owned business, AG Energy Transport (AET) is a for-hire carrier that specializes in the transportation of Oils and Fats. With a focus on providing safe, quality services, AET remains committed to consistently meet or exceed our customers’ requirements through the combination of competitive pricing, dedicated employees, and modern equipment.

Evergreen Grease, Adrian, Michigan

Evergreen Grease has served the greater Michigan area providing Used Cooking oil recycling service as well as other FOG Management services. Evergreen is committed to provide safe, reliable and sustainable service to its 2500+ partner locations. Evergreen proudly operates a portion of its fleet on B100 for cleaner air and lower carbon emissions.

Stillwell Logistics, Buchanan, Michigan

Stillwell Logistics is a multi-modal, third-party freight brokerage with international reach. While originally founded with a specialty in non-hazardous liquid co-products and by-products, Stillwell Logistics now offers customer focused logistics solutions for everything from bulk dry material to specialty loads like Kosher food ingredients. 

Fuel Marketers & Bulk Haulers

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.

Warner Petroleum Corporation, Clare, Michigan

Warner Petroleum Corporation is committed to providing the best possible service to its customers. For more than 40 years, the Warner Petroleum Team has built a reputation for dependability, integrity, and reliability from suppliers and end users alike. Warner is a direct supplier to merchant marine fleets on the Great Lakes and offers a comprehensive supply of marine fuel products and related services through state-of-the-art and strategically located operations across the Great Lakes, including its Detroit River fueling wharf, Detroit and Chicago bunkering barges, and “mobile facility” certified truck tanker fleet.

Waterfront Petroleum Terminal Company, Detroit, Michigan

Waterfront Petroleum Terminal Company has been serving the commercial marine fleet, industrial, and governmental agencies throughout the Midwest for more than 25 years from our two bulk liquid storage terminal locations in Detroit and Dearborn, Michigan.

Al Warren Oil Co., Chicago, Illinois

Al Warren Oil Company was founded in 1948 with one truck, one vision, and a commitment to excellence and personal relationships. Today, Al Warren Oil continues to be a proud family-owned organization that provides bulk petroleum fuels, renewable fuels, lubricants, and additives. With locations in Illinois and Indiana, the company’s operations include marketing bulk fuels, alternative fuels, and lubricants, on-site fueling, on-site tank installation, company-owned fleet fueling stations, and fuel quality and cleaning services.

Altom Transport, Hammond, Indiana

In the highly competitive tanker-hauling business, where quality customer service ranks equally as high as safe, on-time product delivery, Altom Transport, Inc. prides itself on an unparalleled record of success. Altom has always aspired to provide the highest level of service on every single delivery – no matter how large or small. This service standard has made them one of the Nation’s most respected tanker companies. Whether hauling across town or across the country, Altom is proud to fuel its vehicles with biodiesel blends in support of our mission of success.

Industry Partners

Detroit Wayne County Port Authority, Detroit, Michigan

The Detroit Wayne County Port Authority (DWCPA) is a government agency advancing southeast Michigan’s maritime and related industries with the purpose of delivering prosperity and economic benefit to our citizens and businesses. For more than 35 years, the DWCPA has worked to bolster the community by being the connection between the maritime industry and the Great Lakes region, raising awareness of the importance of the Port of Detroit and how the cargo and vessel activity generates economic impact for the State of Michigan.

Optimus Technologies, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Optimus Technologies is a clean energy technology company and the creator of the revolutionary Vector System, an EPA-compliant, biodiesel fuel conversion system for medium and heavy-duty diesel trucks. This proprietary technology enables vehicles to operate on 100% biodiesel, resulting in drastic reductions in greenhouse gas emissions (80%+) while at the same time reducing fuel costs.

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.

Southwest Detroit Environmental Vision (SDEV), Detroit, Michigan

Southwest Detroit Environmental Vision (SDEV) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the environment and strengthen the economy of Southwest Detroit through the partnership with residents, community organizations, government agencies, schools, businesses and industry to combat environmental issues, including air quality, blight (illegal dumping, graffiti, abandoned homes), and incompatible land use. SDEV is funded through memberships, individual and corporate donations, and grants. SDEV’s work would not be possible without the dedication of our community volunteers.

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.

JenMotion Marketing, Saline, Michigan

JenMotion Marketing is a full-service communications firm specializing in strategic planning, marketing and advertising, website development, brand building, and more. JenMotion works closely with the biofuels industry and Original Engine Manufacturers (OEMs) to increase the acceptance and use of clean, renewable advanced biofuels like biodiesel and renewable diesel. 

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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