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Ethanol Production Capacity by Plant

As of August 2008, the United States had the capacity to produce 9,961.4 million (10 billion) gallons of ethanol and had plans for an additional 3,790.0 million (3.8 billion) gallons.  Nebraska's capacity was 1,346.5 million gallons, or 14 percent, of the nation's capacity.  Nebraska had 319 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 August 2008)

Location Current
United States Total 9,961.4 3,790.0
Pinal Energy, LLC Maricopa, AZ 55.0 NA
Arizona Total 55.0 NA
Calgren Pixley, CA NA 55.0
Cilion Ethanol Keyes, CA NA 50.0
Golden Cheese Company of California Corona, CA 5.0 NA
Pacific Ethanol Madera, CA 40.0 NA
Pacific Ethanol Stockton, CA NA 50.0
Parallel Products R. Cucamonga, CA *3.0 NA
Phoenix Biofuels Goshen, CA 31.5 NA
California Total 79.5 155.0
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 40.0 NA
Colorado Total 125.0 NA
First United Ethanol, LLC (FUEL) Mitchell Co., GA NA 100.0
Range Fuels Soperton, GA NA 20.0
Wind Gap Farms Baconton, GA 0.4 NA
Georgia Total 0.4 120.0
Idaho Ethanol Processing Caldwell, ID 4.0 NA
Pacific Ethanol Burley, ID 50.0 NA
Idaho Total 54.0 NA
Abengoa Bioenergy Corp. Madison, IL

NA 88.0
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 *157.0 NA
Center Ethanol Company Sauget, IL 54.0 NA
Illinois River Energy, LLC Rochelle, IL 50.0 NA
Lincolnland Agri-Energy, LLC Palestine, IL 48.0 NA
Marquis Energy, LLC Hennepin, IL 100.0 NA
MGP Ingredients, Inc. Pekin, IL *39.0 NA
Patriot Renewable Fuels, LLC Annawan, IL NA 100.0
Illinois Total 1,035.0 188.0
Abengoa Bioenergy Corp. Mt. Vernon, IN

NA 88.0
Aventine Renewable Energy, LLC Mt. Vernon, IN NA *226.0
Cardinal Ethanol Harrisville, IN NA 100.0
Central Indiana Ethanol, LLC Marion, IN 40.0 NA
Indiana Bio-Energy Bluffton, IN NA 101.0
Iroquois Bio-Energy Company, LLC Rensselaer, IN 40.0 NA
New Energy Corp. South Bend, IN 102.0 NA
POET Alexandria, IN *115.0 NA
POET North Manchester , IN NA *65.0
POET Portland, IN *65.0 NA
The Andersons Clymers Ethanol, LLC Clymers, IN 110.0 NA
VeraSun Energy Corporation Linden, IN *110.0 NA
Indiana Total 582.0 580.0
Absolute Energy, LLC St. Ansgar, IA 100.0 NA
Amaizing Energy, LLC Atlantic, IA NA 110.0
Amaizing Energy, LLC Denison, IA 48.0 NA
Archer Daniels Midland Cedar Rapids, IA *260.0 *275.0
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
Global Ethanol/Midwest Grain Processors Lakota, IA 95.0 NA
Golden Grain Energy, LLC Mason City, IA 110.0 50.0
Grain Processing Corp. Muscatine, IA 20.0 NA
Green Plains Renewable Energy Shenandoah, IA 50.0 NA
Green Plains Renewable Energy Superior, IA 50.0 NA
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
Hawkeye Renewables, LLC Shell Rock, IA NA 110.0
Homeland Energy New Hampton, IA NA 100.0
Lincolnway Energy, LLC Nevada, IA 50.0 NA
Little Sioux Corn Processors, LP Marcus, IA 52.0 NA
Penford Products Cedar Rapids, IA NA 45.0
Pine Lake Corn Processors, LLC Steamboat Rock, IA 20.0 NA
Platinum Ethanol, LLC Arthur, IA NA 110.0
Plymouth Ethanol, LLC Merrill, IA NA 50.0
POET Ashton, IA *55.0 NA
POET Coon Rapids, IA *54.0 NA
POET Corning, IA *60.0 NA
POET Emmetsburg, IA *53.0 NA
POET Gowrie, IA *60.0 NA
POET Hanlontown, IA *45.0 NA
POET Jewell, IA *60.0 NA
Quad-County Corn Processors Galva, IA 27.0 NA
Siouxland Energy & Livestock Coop Sioux Center, IA 60.0 NA
Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy, LLC Council Bluffs, IA NA 110.0
Tate & Lyle Ft. Dodge, IA NA 105.0
VeraSun Energy Corporation Albert City, IA *100.0 NA
VeraSun Energy Corporation Charles City, IA *110.0 NA
VeraSun Energy Corporation Dyersville, IA NA *100.0
VeraSun Energy Corporation Ft. Dodge, IA *110.0 NA
VeraSun Energy Corporation Hartley, IA *110.0 NA
Xethanol BioFuels, LLC Blairstown, IA 5.0 NA
Iowa Total 2,269.0 1,265.0
Abengoa Bioenergy Corp. Colwich, KS 25.0 NA
Arkalon Energy, LLC Liberal, KS 110.0 NA
Bonanza Energy, LLC Garden City, KS 55.0 NA
E Caruso (Goodland Energy Center) Goodland, KS NA 20.0
East Kansas Agri-Energy, LLC Garnett, KS 35.0 NA
ESE Alcohol Inc. Leoti, KS 1.5 NA
Gateway Ethanol Pratt, KS 55.0 NA
Kansas Ethanol, LLC Lyons, KS 55.0 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
Western Plains Energy, LLC Campus, KS 45.0 NA
White Energy Russell, KS 48.0 NA
Kansas Total 487.5 20.0
Commonwealth Agri-Energy, LLC Hopkinsville, KY 33.0 NA
Parallel Products Louisville, KY *2.4 NA
Kentucky Total 35.4 NA
Verenium Jennings, LA 1.5 NA
Louisiana Total 1.5 NA
Global Ethanol/Midwest Grain Processors Riga, MI 57.0 NA
Marysville Ethanol, LLC Marysville, MI 50.0 NA
POET Caro, MI *52.0 NA
The Andersons Albion Ethanol LLC Albion, MI 55.0 NA
VeraSun Energy Corporation Woodbury, MI *50.0 NA
Michigan Total 264.0 NA
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
BioFuel Energy – Buffalo Lake Energy, LLC Fairmont, MN 115.0 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
Granite Falls Energy, LLC Granite Falls, MN 52.0 NA
Heartland Corn Products Winthrop, MN 100.0 NA
Heron Lake BioEnergy, LLC Heron Lake, MN 50.0 NA
Land O'Lakes Melrose, MN 2.6 NA
Minnesota Energy Buffalo Lake, MN 18.0 NA
Otter Tail Ag Enterprises Fergus Falls, MN 57.5 NA
POET Bingham Lake, MN *32.0 NA
POET Glenville, MN *40.0 NA
POET Lake Crystal, MN *56.0 NA
POET Preston, MN *36.0 NA
VeraSun Energy Corporation Janesville, MN NA *150.0
VeraSun Energy Corporation Welcome, MN NA *110.0
Minnesota Total 827.1 275.0
Golden Triangle Energy, LLC Craig, MO 20.0 NA
Lifeline Foods, LLC St. Joseph, MO 40.0 NA
Mid-Missouri Energy, Inc. Malta Bend, MO 45.0 NA
POET Laddonia, MO *45.0 NA
POET Macon, MO *36.0 NA
Show Me Ethanol Carrollton, MO 55.0 NA
Missouri Total 241.0 NA
Abengoa Bioenergy Corp. Ravenna, NE 88.0 NA
Abengoa Bioenergy Corp. York, NE 55.0 NA
Advanced Bioenergy Fairmont, NE 100.0 NA
AGP Hastings, NE 52.0 NA
Archer Daniels Midland Columbus, NE *80.0 *275.0
Aventine Renewable Energy, Inc. Aurora, NE *50.0 NA
BioFuel Energy – Pioneer Trail Energy, LLC Wood River, NE 115.0 NA
Cargill, Inc. Blair, NE 85.0 NA
Chief Ethanol Hastings, NE 62.0 NA
Cornhusker Energy Lexington, LLC Lexington, NE 40.0 NA
E Energy Adams, LLC Adams, NE 50.0 NA
Elkhorn Valley Ethanol, LLC Norfolk, NE 40.0 NA
Husker Ag, LLC Plainview, NE 26.5 NA
KAAPA Ethanol, LLC Minden, NE 40.0 NA
Mid America Agri Products/Horizon Cambridge, NE 44.0 NA
Mid America Agri Products/Wheatland Madrid, NE 44.0 NA
Midwest Renewable Energy, LLC Sutherland, NE 25.0 NA
NEDAK Ethanol Atkinson, NE NA 44.0
Siouxland Ethanol, LLC Jackson, NE 50.0 NA
Trenton Agri Products, LLC Trenton, NE 40.0 NA
VeraSun Energy Corporation Albion, NE *110.0 NA
VeraSun Energy Corporation Central City, NE *100.0 NA
VeraSun Energy Corporation Ord, NE *50.0 NA
Nebraska Total 1,346.5 319.0
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
Western New York Energy, LLC Shelby, NY 50.0 NA
New York Total 50.0 114.0
North Dakota
Archer Daniels Midland Wallhalla, ND *23.0 NA
Blue Flint Ethanol Underwood, ND 50.0 NA
Red Trail Energy, LLC Richardton, ND 50.0 NA
Tharaldson Ethanol Casselton, ND NA 110.0
VeraSun Energy Corporation Hankinson, ND *100.0 NA
North Dakota Total 223.0 110.0
Coshoctan Ethanol, OH Coshoctan, OH 60.0 NA
Greater Ohio Ethanol, LLC Lima, OH 54.0 NA
POET Fostoria, OH NA *65.0
POET Leipsic, OH *65.0 NA
POET Marion, OH NA *65.0
The Andersons Marathon Ethanol, LLC Greenville, OH 110.0 NA
VeraSun Energy Corporation Bloomingburg, OH *110.0 NA
Ohio Total 399.0 130.0
Cascade Grain Clatskanie, OR NA 108.0
Pacific Ethanol Boardman, OR 40.0 NA
Oregon Total 40.0 108.0
BioEnergy International Clearfield, PA NA 110.0
Pennsylvania Total NA 110.0
South Dakota
Dakota Ethanol, LLC Wentworth, SD 50.0 NA
Glacial Lakes Energy, LLC Watertown, SD 100.0 NA
Glacial Lakes Energy, LLC-Mina Mina, SD 107.0 NA
Heartland Grain Fuels, LP Aberdeen, SD 9.0 NA
Heartland Grain Fuels, LP Huron, SD 12.0 18.0
North Country Ethanol, LLC Rosholt, SD 20.0 NA
POET Big Stone, SD *75.0 NA
POET Chancellor, SD *50.0 NA
POET Groton, SD *50.0 NA
POET Hudson, SD *50.0 NA
POET Mitchell, SD *60.0 NA
POET Scotland, SD *11.0 NA
Redfield Energy, LLC Redfield, SD 50.0 NA
VeraSun Energy Corporation Aurora, SD *120.0 NA
VeraSun Energy Corporation Marion, SD *110.0 NA
South Dakota Total 874.0 18.0
Ethanol Grain Processors, LLC Obion, TN NA 100.0
Tate & Lyle Loudon, TN 67.0 38.0
Tennessee Total 67.0 138.0
Levelland/Hockley County Ethanol, LLC Levelland, TX 40.0 NA
Panda Ethanol Hereford, TX NA 115.0
White Energy Hereford, TX 100.0 NA
White Energy Plainview, TX 100.0 NA
Texas Total 240.0 115.0
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
Castle Rock Renewable Fuels, LLC Necedah, WI 50.0 NA
Didion Ethanol Cambria, WI 40.0 NA
Renew Energy Jefferson Junction, WI 130.0 NA
United Ethanol Milton, WI 52.0 NA
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 498.0 NA
KL Process Design Group Upton, WY 1.5 NA
Renova Energy Torrington, WY 5.0 NA
Wyoming Total 6.5 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 September 4, 2008.

Typically, there is one month between updates.