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Ethanol Production Capacity by Plant

As of December 2006, the United States had the capacity to produce 5,386.4 million (5.4 billion) gallons of ethanol and had plans for an additional 5,377.5 million (5.4 billion) gallons.  Nebraska's capacity was 655.5 million gallons, or 12 percent, of the nation's capacity.  Nebraska had 600 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 December 2006)

Location Current
United States Total 5,386.4 5,377.5
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 NA
Georgia Total 0.4 NA
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
Indiana Bio-Energy Bluffton, IN NA 101.0
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 102.0 551.0
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
CassCo Amaizing Energy, LLC Atlantic, IA NA 110.0
Corn, LP Goldfield, IA 50.0 NA
Frontier Ethanol, LLC Gowrie, IA 60.0 NA
Dexter Ethanol, LLC Dexter, IA NA 100.0
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
Hawkeye Renewables, LLC Menlo, IA NA 100.0
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
Penford Products Cedar Rapids, IA NA 45.0
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
Platinum Ethanol, LLC Arthur, IA NA 110.0
Plymouth Ethanol, LLC Merrill, IA NA 50.0
Quad-County Corn Processors Galva, IA 27.0 NA
Siouxland Energy & Livestock Coop Sioux Center, IA 25.0 40.0
Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy, LLC Council Bluffs, IA NA 110.0
Tall Corn Ethanol, LLC Coon Rapids, IA 49.0 NA
Tama Ethanol, LLC Tama, IA NA 100.0
Tate & Lyle Ft. Dodge, IA NA 105.0
US BioEnergy Corp. Albert City, IA NA 100.0
US BioEnergy Corp. Dyersville, IA NA 100.0
VeraSun Energy Corporation Charles City, IA NA 110.0
VeraSun Energy Corporation Ft. Dodge, IA 110.0 NA
VeraSun Energy Corporation Hartely, IA NA *110.0
Voyager Ethanol, LLC Emmetsburg, IA 52.0 NA
Xethanol BioFuels, LLC Blairstown, IA 5.0 35.0
Iowa Total 1,601.5 1,635.0
Abengoa Bioenergy Corp. Colwich, KS 25.0 NA
Arkalon Energy, LLC Liberal, KS NA 110.0
Bonanza Energy, LLC 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 212.5 165.0
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 BioEnergy Corp. 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
Otter Tail Ag Enterprises Fergus Falls, MN NA 57.5
Pro-Corn, LLC Preston, MN 42.0 NA
VeraSun Energy Corporation Welcome, MN NA *110.0
Minnesota Total 541.6 240.5
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 40.0 NA
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
NEDAK Ethanol Atkinson, NE NA 44.0
Siouxland Ethanol, LLC Jackson, NE NA 50.0
Trenton Agri Products, LLC Trenton, NE 40.0 NA
US BioEnergy Corp. Central City, NE 100.0 NA
US BioEnergy Corp. Ord, NE NA 50.0
Nebraska Total 655.5 600.0
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 BioEnergy Corp. 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
The Andersons Marathon Ethanol, LLC Greenville, OH NA 110.0
Ohio Total 3.0 270.0
Cascade Grain Clatskanie, OR NA 108.0
Pacific Ethanol Boardman, OR NA 35.0
Oregon Total NA 143.0
South Dakota
Aberdeen Energy Mina, SD NA 100.0
Broin Enterprises, Inc. Scotland, SD 11.0 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 60.0 NA
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 532.0 378.0
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
Northwest Renewable, LLC Longview, WA NA 55.0
Washington Total NA 55.0
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 January 26, 2007.

Typically, there is one month between updates.