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Ethanol Production Capacity by Plant

As of November 2006, the United States had the capacity to produce 5,121.4 million (5.1 billion) gallons of ethanol and had plans for an additional 3,842 million (3.8 billion) gallons.  Nebraska's capacity was 615.5 million gallons, or 12 percent, of the nation's capacity.  Nebraska had 596 million gallons capacity under construction or in plans for expansion.

The ethanol section of the state energy office's energy statistics has more information.

See the archive for reports from prior months.

Fuel Ethanol Production Capacity
by State and by Plant

(Million Gallons Per Year as of November 2006)

Location Current
United States Total 5,121.4 3,842.0
Pinal Energy, LLC Maricopa, AZ NA 55.0
Arizona Total NA 55.0
Golden Cheese Company of California Corona, CA 5.0 NA
Pacific Ethanol Madera, CA 35.0 NA
Parallel Products R. Cucamonga, CA *3.0 NA
Phoenix Biofuels Goshen, CA 25.0 NA
California Total 68.0 NA
Front Range Energy, LLC Windsor, CO 40.0 NA
Merrick & Company Golden, CO 3.0 NA
Sterling Ethanol, LLC Sterling, CO 42.0 NA
Yuma Ethanol Yuma, CO NA 40.0
Colorado Total 85.0 40.0
Wind Gap Farms Baconton, GA 0.4 38.0
Georgia Total 0.4 38.0
Adkins Energy, LLC Lena, IL 40.0 NA
Archer Daniels Midland Decatur, IL *274.0 NA
Archer Daniels Midland Peoria, IL *273.0 NA
Aventine Renewable Energy, Inc. Pekin, IL 100.0 57.0
Center Ethanol Company Sauget, IL NA 54.0
Illinois River Energy, LLC Rochelle, IL NA 50.0
Lincolnland Agri-Energy, LLC Palestine, IL 48.0 NA
MGP Ingredients, Inc. Pekin, IL *39.0 NA
Patriot Renewable Fuels, LLC Annawan, IL NA 100.0
Illinois Total 814.0 261.0
ASAlliances Biofuels, LLC Linden, IN NA 100.0
Cardinal Ethanol Harrisville, IN NA 100.0
Central Indiana Ethanol, LLC Marion, IN NA 40.0
Iroquois Bio-Energy Company, LLC Rensselaer, IN NA 40.0
New Energy Corp. South Bend, IN 102.0 NA
Premier Ethanol Portland, IN NA 60.0
The Andersons Clymers Ethanol, LLC Clymers, IN NA 110.0
Indiana Total 102.0 450.0
Absolute Energy, LLC St. Ansgar, IA NA 100.0
Amaizing Energy, LLC Denison, IA 40.0 NA
Archer Daniels Midland Cedar Rapids, IA *260.0 NA
Archer Daniels Midland Clinton, IA *153.0 NA
Big River Resources, LLC West Burlington, IA 52.0 NA
Cargill, Inc. Eddyville, IA 35.0 NA
Corn, LP Goldfield, IA 50.0 NA
Frontier Ethanol, LLC Gowrie, IA 60.0 NA
Global Ethanol/Midwest Grain Processors Lakota, IA 95.0 NA
Golden Grain Energy, LLC Mason City, IA 60.0 50.0
Grain Processing Corp. Muscatine, IA 20.0 NA
Green Plains Renewable Energy Shenandoah, IA NA 50.0
Green Plains Renewable Energy Superior, IA NA 50.0
Hawkeye Renewables, LLC Fairbank, IA 115.0 NA
Hawkeye Renewables, LLC Iowa Falls, IA 105.0 NA
Horizon Ethanol, LLC Jewell, IA 60.0 NA
Iowa Ethanol, LLC Hanlontown, IA 50.0 NA
Lincolnway Energy, LLC Nevada, IA 50.0 NA
Little Sioux Corn Processors, LP Marcus, IA 52.0 NA
Otter Creek Ethanol, LLC Ashton, IA 55.0 NA
Permeate Refining Hopkinton, IA 1.5 NA
Pine Lake Corn Processors, LLC Steamboat Rock, IA 20.0 NA
Pinnacle Ethanol, LLC Corning, IA NA 60.0
Quad-County Corn Processors Galva, IA 27.0 NA
Siouxland Energy & Livestock Coop Sioux Center, IA 25.0 10.0
Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy, LLC Council Bluffs, IA NA 110.0
Tall Corn Ethanol, LLC Coon Rapids, IA 49.0 NA
Tate & Lyle Ft. Dodge, IA NA 105.0
US Bio Albert City Albert City, IA NA 100.0
US Bio Dyersville Dyersville, IA NA 100.0
VeraSun Energy Corporation Charles City, IA NA 110.0
VeraSun Energy Corporation Ft. Dodge, IA 110.0 NA
Voyager Ethanol, LLC Emmetsburg, IA 52.0 NA
Xethanol BioFuels, LLC Blairstown, IA 5.0 35.0
Iowa Total 1,601.5 880.0
Abengoa Bioenergy Corp. Colwich, KS 25.0 NA
Conestoga Energy Partners Garden City, KS NA 55.0
East Kansas Agri-Energy, LLC Garnett, KS 35.0 NA
ESE Alcohol Inc. Leoti, KS 1.5 NA
MGP Ingredients, Inc. Atchison, KS *6.0 NA
Prairie Horizon Agri-Energy, LLC Phillipsburg, KS 40.0 NA
Reeve Agri-Energy Garden City, KS 12.0 NA
U.S. Energy Partners, LLC (White Energy) Russell, KS 48.0 NA
Western Plains Energy, LLC Campus, KS 45.0 NA
Kansas Total 212.5 55.0
Commonwealth Agri-Energy, LLC Hopkinsville, KY 33.0 NA
Parallel Products Louisville, KY *2.4 NA
Kentucky Total 35.4 NA
Global Ethanol/Midwest Grain Processors Riga, MI NA 57.0
Michigan Ethanol, LLC Caro, MI 50.0 NA
The Andersons Albion Ethanol LLC Albion, MI 55.0 NA
US Bio Woodbury Woodbury, MI 45.0 NA
Michigan Total 150.0 57.0
Agra Resources Coop. d.b.a. EXOL Albert Lea, MN 40.0 8.0
Agri-Energy, LLC Luverne, MN 21.0 NA
Al-Corn Clean Fuel Claremont, MN 35.0 15.0
Archer Daniels Midland Marshall, MN *40.0 NA
Bushmills Ethanol, Inc. Atwater, MN 40.0 NA
Central MN Ethanol Coop Little Falls, MN 21.5 NA
Chippewa Valley Ethanol Co. Benson, MN 45.0 NA
Corn Plus, LLP Winnebago, MN 44.0 NA
DENCO, LLC Morris, MN 21.5 NA
Ethanol2000, LLP Bingham Lake, MN 32.0 NA
Granite Falls Energy, LLC Granite Falls, MN 52.0 NA
Heartland Corn Products Winthrop, MN 35.0 NA
Heron Lake BioEnergy, LLC Heron Lake, MN NA 50.0
Land O'Lakes Melrose, MN 2.6 NA
Minnesota Energy Buffalo Lake, MN 18.0 NA
Northstar Ethanol, LLC Lake Crystal, MN 52.0 NA
Pro-Corn, LLC Preston, MN 42.0 NA
Minnesota Total 541.6 73.0
Golden Triangle Energy, LLC Craig, MO 20.0 NA
Mid-Missouri Energy, Inc. Malta Bend, MO 45.0 NA
Missouri Ethanol Laddonia, MO 45.0 NA
Northeast Missouri Grain, LLC Macon, MO 45.0 NA
Missouri Total 155.0 NA
Abengoa Bioenergy Corp. Ravenna, NE NA 88.0
Abengoa Bioenergy Corp. York, NE 55.0 NA
Advanced Bioenergy Fairmont, NE NA 100.0
AGP Hastings, NE 52.0 NA
Archer Daniels Midland Columbus, NE *80.0 NA
ASAlliances Biofuels, LLC Albion, NE NA 100.0
Aventine Renewable Energy, Inc. Aurora, NE 50.0 NA
Cargill, Inc. Blair, NE 85.0 NA
Chief Ethanol Hastings, NE 62.0 NA
Cornhusker Energy Lexington, LLC Lexington, NE NA 40.0
E3 Biofuels Mead, NE NA 24.0
Holt County Ethanol O'Neill, NE NA 100.0
Husker Ag, LLC Plainview, NE 26.5 NA
KAAPA Ethanol, LLC Minden, NE 40.0 NA
Mid America Agri Products/Wheatland Madrid, NE NA 44.0
Midwest Renewable Energy, LLC Sutherland, NE 25.0 NA
Siouxland Ethanol, LLC Jackson, NE NA 50.0
Trenton Agri Products, LLC Trenton, NE 40.0 NA
US Bio Platte Valley Central City, NE 100.0 NA
US Bio Ord Ord, NE NA 50.0
Nebraska Total 615.5 596.0
New Mexico
Abengoa Bioenergy Corp. Portales, NM 30.0 NA
New Mexico Total 30.0 NA
New York
Northeast Biofuels Volney, NY NA 114.0
New York Total NA 114.0
North Dakota
Alchem Ltd. LLLP Grafton, ND 10.5 NA
Archer Daniels Midland Wallhalla, ND *23.0 NA
Blue Flint Ethanol Underwood, ND NA 50.0
Red Trail Energy, LLC Richardton, ND NA 50.0
US Bio Hankinson Hankinson, ND NA 100.0
North Dakota Total 33.5 200.0
ASAlliances Biofuels, LLC Bloomingburg, OH NA 100.0
Liquid Resources of Ohio Medina, OH 3.0 NA
Summit Ethanol Leipsic, OH NA 60.0
Ohio Total 3.0 160.0
Cascade Grain Clatskanie, OR NA 108.0
Oregon Total NA 108.0
South Dakota
Aberdeen Energy Mina, SD NA 100.0
Broin Enterprises, Inc. Scotland, SD 1.0 NA
Dakota Ethanol, LLC Wentworth, SD 50.0 NA
Glacial Lakes Energy, LLC Watertown, SD 50.0 50.0
Great Plains Ethanol, LLC Chancellor, SD 50.0 NA
Heartland Grain Fuels, LP Aberdeen, SD 9.0 NA
Heartland Grain Fuels, LP Huron, SD 12.0 18.0
James Valley Ethanol, LLC Groton, SD 50.0 NA
Millennium Ethanol Marion, SD NA 100.0
Missouri Valley Renewable Energy, LLC Meckling, SD NA 60.0
North Country Ethanol, LLC Rosholt, SD 20.0 NA
Northern Lights Ethanol, LLC Big Stone City, SD 50.0 NA
Prairie Ethanol, LLC Loomis, SD NA 60.0
Redfield Energy, LLC Redfield, SD NA 50.0
Sioux River Ethanol, LLC Hudson, SD 50.0 NA
VeraSun Energy Corporation Aurora, SD 120.0 NA
South Dakota Total 462.0 438.0
Tate & Lyle Loudon, TN 67.0 38.0
Tennessee Total 67.0 38.0
Levelland/Hockley County Ethanol, LLC Levelland, TX NA 40.0
Panda Energy Hereford, TX NA 100.0
Panhandle Energies of Dumas, LP Dumas, TX NA 30.0
White Energy Hereford, TX NA 100.0
Texas Total NA 270.0
ACE Ethanol, LLC Stanley, WI 41.0 NA
Badger State Ethanol, LLC Monroe, WI 48.0 NA
Central Wisconsin Alcohol Plover, WI 4.0 NA
Renew Energy Jefferson Junction , WI NA 130.0
United WI Grain Producers, LLC Friesland, WI 49.0 NA
Utica Energy, LLC Oshkosh, WI 48.0 NA
Western Wisconsin Renewable Energy, LLC Boyceville, WI 40.0 NA
Wisconsin Total 230.0 130.0
Renova Energy Torrington, WY 5.0 NA
Wyoming Total 5.0 NA

Sources: Renewable Fuels Association, Washington, DC.  Nebraska Energy Office, Lincoln, NE.

Notes: NA = Not Applicable. An asterisk (*) indicates the company's total capacity is divided among its plants.  Organizations, groups, companies, or individuals in the agency's links pages are for information only and are not an endorsement by the State of Nebraska or the Nebraska Energy Office and its management or staff.

This table was updated on December 5, 2006.

Typically, there is one month between updates.