Ethanol Production Capacity by Plant

As of September 2006, the United States had the capacity to produce 5,014.9 million (five billion) gallons of ethanol and had plans for an additional 2,930.5 million (2.9 billion) gallons.  Nebraska's capacity was 550.5 million gallons, or 11 percent, of the nation's capacity.  Nebraska had 601 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 September 2006)

Location Current
 United States   5,014.9 2,930.5
   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 NA 35.0
   Parallel Products R. Cucamonga, CA *3.0 NA
   Phoenix Biofuels Goshen, CA 25.0 NA
 California Total 33.0 35.0
   Front Range Energy, LLC Windsor, CO 40.0 NA
   Merrick/Coors Golden, CO 1.5 1.5
   Sterling Ethanol, LLC Sterling, CO 42.0 NA
   Yuma Ethanol Yuma, CO NA 40.0
 Colorado Total 83.5 41.5
   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
   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
 Illinois Total 774.0 107.0
   ASAlliances Biofuels, LLC Linden, 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 102.0 350.0
   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
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 100.0 NA
   Hawkeye Renewables, LLC Iowa Falls, IA 100.0 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
   Tall Corn Ethanol, LLC Coon Rapids, IA 49.0 NA
   US BioEnergy Corp. Albert City, 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 1,581.5 565.0
   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
   Michigan Ethanol, LLC Caro, MI 50.0 NA
   Global Ethanol/Midwest Grain
Riga, MI NA 57.0
   The Andersons Albion Ethanol LLC Albion, MI 55.0 NA
   US BioEnergy Corp. Lake Odessa, 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 NA
   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 45.0 NA
   Heartland Corn Products Winthrop, MN 36.0 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 535.6 58.0
   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
Madrid, NE NA 44.0
   Midwest Renewable Energy, LLC Sutherland, NE 25.0 NA
   Platte Valley Fuel Ethanol, LLC Central City, NE 40.0 NA
   Siouxland Ethanol, LLC Jackson, NE NA 50.0
   Trenton Agri Products, LLC Trenton, NE 35.0 10.0
   Val-E Ethanol, LLC Ord, NE NA 45.0
 Nebraska Total 550.5 601.0
 New Mexico
   Abengoa Bioenergy Corp.

Portales, NM

30.0 NA
 New Mexico Total 30.0 NA
 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
 Ohio Total 3.0 100.0
   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 9.0 NA
   Dakota Ethanol, LLC Wentworth, SD 50.0 NA
   Glacial Lakes Energy, LLC Watertown, SD 50.0 NA
   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
   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 55.0 NA
   VeraSun Energy Corporation Aurora, SD 120.0 NA
 South Dakota Total 475.0 328.0
   Tate & Lyle Loudon, TN 67.0 NA
 Tennessee Total 67.0 NA
   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 230.0
   ACE Ethanol, LLC Stanley, WI 39.0 NA
   Badger State Ethanol, LLC Monroe, WI 48.0 NA
   Central Wisconsin Alcohol Plover, WI 4.0 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 NA 40.0
 Wisconsin Total 188.0 40.0
   Wyoming Ethanol 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 September 28, 2006.  Typically, there is one month between updates.

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