Nebraska has the second largest ethanol production capacity
in the country, based on the latest federal figures. As of October 2008, Nebraska has the capacity to produce
1,728.5 million gallons of ethanol, which is 13 percent of the nation's capacity of 13.7 billion gallons. Iowa has the
largest production capacity (3,584.0 million gallons which is 26 percent of the nation's total), and Louisiana has the
smallest production capacity (1.5 million gallons).
The ethanol section of the state energy office's energy statistics has more information.