Ethanol Production by State
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).
Ethanol Production Capacity Ranked by State
(Million Gallons Per Year)
|United States Total||13,680.4|
Sources: Renewable Fuels Association, Washington, DC. Nebraska Energy Office, Lincoln, NE.
This table was updated
on December 16, 2008. Typically, there is one month between updates.