Ethanol Production by State
Nebraska has the second largest ethanol production capacity in the country, based on the latest federal figures. As of December 2008, Nebraska has the capacity to produce 1,583.5 million gallons of ethanol, which is 12 percent of the nation's capacity of 13.2 billion gallons. Iowa has the largest production capacity (3,472.0 million gallons which is 26 percent of the nation's total), and Louisiana has the smallest production capacity (1.5 million gallons). Twenty-eight states have facilities or plans to produce ethanol.
Ethanol Production Capacity Ranked by State
(Million Gallons Per Year)
|United States Total||13,234.9|
Sources: Renewable Fuels Association, Washington, DC. Nebraska Energy Office, Lincoln, NE.
This table was updated
on February 11, 2009. Typically, there is one month between updates.