Nebraska has the second largest ethanol nameplate capacity
the second largest ethanol operating production in the country, based on the latest federal figures.
As of March 2010, Nebraska has the nameplate capacity to produce 1.7 billion gallons of ethanol, which is 13 percent
of the nation's capacity of 13.5 billion gallons. Iowa has the
largest nameplate capacity (3.5 billion gallons which
is 26 percent of the nation's total), and Louisiana has the
smallest nameplate capacity (1.5 million gallons).
Twenty-seven states have ethanol facilities.
Nebraska's operating refineries are producing 1.7 billion gallons of ethanol, which is 14 percent of the nation's
capacity of 12.6 billion gallons. Iowa has the
largest operating production (3.5 billion gallons which is 28
percent of the nation's total), and Louisiana has the
smallest operating production (1.5 million gallons).
Twenty-seven states have operating ethanol facilities. Idled
facilities are omitted in the total of each state's operating production.
The ethanol section of the state energy office's energy statistics has more information.