The Renewable Fuels Association
(RFA) is an American lobbying
organization which promotes policies, regulations, and research and development initiatives that will lead to the increased production and use of ethanol fuel
. First organized in 1981
, RFA serves as a voice of advocacy for the ethanol industry, providing research data and industry analysis to its members, to the public via the media, to the United States Congress
, as well as to related federal and state agencies.