Welcome to the RTFA

Renewable Transport
Fuel Association

We are the UK’s leading trade association driving the uptake of sustainable renewable and low carbon fuels – we are the voice of the UK’s renewable liquid and gaseous fuel producers and suppliers.

These fuels are delivering valuable carbon savings today, and the companies that produce them will be the innovators and investors of the future, making fuels for those sectors of transport that cannot ultimately be electrified, such as heavy freight, aviation and marine.

We call upon Government to have greater ambition in the fight to reduce carbon emissions from transport. Time is short.

RTFA members

RTFA people – CEO and Board

Chair - Grant Pearson

Neville Hargreaves

Philip Fjeld

Dickon Posnett

CEO - Gaynor Hartnell

The fuels






Drop in fuels



Recycled carbon fuels

Renewable aviation fuel

What we’ve said

RTFA responds to the Low Carbon Fuel Strategy Call for Ideas

The RTFA’s response calls for a Strategy which is bold, ambitious and implemented swiftly.  The CO2 emitted today will remain in the atmosphere heating the planet for around 100 years.  Emissions savings achieved sooner have vastly more impact than those that may be delivered in the future.  The Call for ...
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Preventing fatbergs – an interview with a Southern Water Network Protection Officer

Preventing fatbergs – and using the material for producing biodiesel

Stephen Williams, Network Protection & Enforcement (Investigations) Southern Water answers questions put to him by Gaynor Hartnell of the RTFA.

Steve Williams pictured with bloodhound dog Hector, whom Steve has trained to sniff out fat helping him with his job.

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About Us

The RTFA membership has more than tripled in size since its launch in Autumn 2020, and includes

  • All UK bioethanol producers (and some from overseas)
  • All domestic biodiesel producers
  • All companies supplying biomethane to transport
  • Prospective SAF producers (all bar one of the companies winning Clean Fuels Clean Skies awards)
  • Drop in development fuel companies (particularly strong in those looking to make fuel out of end of life tyres)
  • Biopropane suppliers and a number of other key corporates and reciprocal organisations.

Join us

See our rules and terms and code of conduct (these documents will be ready in a couple of days’ time) and download our application form, or click the button below to contact the RTFA’s Chief Executive Gaynor Hartnell.