HOUSTON – Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) is pleased to welcome Methanol Institute as its newest affiliate member.

The Methanol Institute (MI) serves as the global trade association for one of the world’s most vibrant and innovative industries. Founded in 1989 to lobby the U.S. Congress in support of methanol fuel markets, MI now serves its members in every corner of the globe from our offices in Singapore, Washington, D.C., Brussels and Beijing.

“Methanol is employed around the globe in a number of innovative applications to meet our growing demands for energy.  Methanol is a clean energy option that can be produced from natural gas, coal and a number of renewable resources including biomass and CO2,” said MI CEO Greg Dolan. “MI is pleased to join CEA and to have this opportunity to highlight methanol’s advantages as an emerging energy resource.”

“CEA is pleased to have the Methanol Institute as its newest member,” said CEA Chief Operating Office Andrew Browning. “The resurgence in North American methanol production well illustrates the link between our manufacturing renaissance and newly realized shale gas production. With CEA’s ‘all-of-the-above’ energy approach, we look forward to working with MI and its member companies to educate the public on methanol’s energy potential as well as its importance to key sectors of our economy.”

For more information on Methanol Institute, visit their website.

For more information on Consumer Energy Alliance, please visit ConsumerEnergyAlliance.org or contact Amelie Fredland at (713) 337-8833, afredland@consmerenergyalliance.org.