Ethanol Facilities
Capacity by State and Plant


As of January 2009, the United States had the nameplate capacity to produce 12,249.4 million (12.2 billion) gallons of ethanol, the operating production capacity to produce 10,343.4 million (10.3 billion) gallons of ethanol, and had construction or expansion plans for 1,450 million (1.5 billion) gallons.  There were 179 operational refineries.  If no operating production capacity is listed in the table below, the plant has been idled.  Nebraska's nameplate capacity was 1,115 million gallons, or 9 percent, of the nation's nameplate capacity.  Nebraska's operating production capacity was 947 million gallons, or 9 percent, of the nation's operating production capacity.  Nebraska had construction or expansion plans for 432 million gallons of capacity.

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

See the archive for reports from prior months.


Fuel Ethanol Facilities
Capacity by State and by Plant

(Million Gallons Per Year as of January 2009)

 State
   Company
Location Nameplate
Capacity
Operating
Production
Capacity
Under
Construction/
Expansion
Capacity
         
 United States   12,249.4 10,343.4 1,450.0
         
 Arizona
   Pinal Energy, LLC Maricopa, AZ 55.0 55.0 NA
 Arizona Total 55.0 55.0 NA
 California
   Calgren Renewable Fuels, LLC Pixley, CA NA NA 55.0
   Cilion Ethanol Keyes, CA NA NA 50.0
   Golden Cheese Company of California Corona, CA 5.0 5.0 NA
   Pacific Ethanol Madera, CA 40.0 NA NA
   Pacific Ethanol Stockton, CA 60.0 60.0 NA
   Parallel Products Rancho Cucamonga, CA *3.0 *3.0 NA
   AltraBiofuels Phoenix
   Bio Industries, LLC
Goshen, CA 31.5 31.5 NA
 California Total 139.5 99.5 105.0
 Colorado
   Front Range Energy, LLC Windsor, CO 40.0 40.0 NA
   Merrick & Company Aurora, CO 3.0 3.0 NA
   Sterling Ethanol, LLC Sterling, CO 42.0 42.0 NA
   Yuma Ethanol Yuma, CO 40.0 40.0 NA
 Colorado Total 125.0 125.0 NA
 Georgia
   Range Fuels Soperton, GA NA NA 20.0
   Southwest Georgia Ethanol, LLC Mitchell Co., GA

100.0

100.0 NA
   Wind Gap Farms Baconton, GA 0.4 0.4 NA
 Georgia Total 100.4 100.4 20.0
 Idaho
   Idaho Ethanol Processing Caldwell, ID 4.0 4.0 NA
   Pacific Ethanol Burley, ID 50.0 50.0 NA
 Idaho Total 54.0 54.0 NA
 Illinois
   Abengoa Bioenergy Corp.

Madison, IL

NA NA 88.0
   Adkins Energy, LLC Lena, IL 40.0 40.0 NA
   Ag Energy Resources, Inc. Benton, IL NA NA 5.0
   Archer Daniels Midland Decatur, IL *274.0 *274.0 NA
   Archer Daniels Midland

Peoria, IL

*273.0 *273.0 NA
   Aventine Renewable Energy, LLC Pekin, IL 207.0 207.0 NA
   Big River Resources Galva, LLC Galva, IL NA NA 100.0
   Center Ethanol Company Sauget, IL 54.0 54.0 NA
   Illinois River Energy, LLC Rochelle, IL 100.0 100.0 NA
   Lincolnland Agri-Energy, LLC Palestine, IL 48.0 48.0 NA
   Marquis Energy, LLC Hennepin, IL 100.0 100.0 NA
   MGP Ingredients, Inc. Pekin, IL *39.0 *39.0 NA
   One Earth Energy Gibson City , IL NA NA 100.0
   Patriot Renewable Fuels, LLC Annawan, IL 100.0 100.0 NA
   Riverland Biofuels Canton, IL 37.0 37.0 NA
 Illinois Total 1,272.0 1,272.0 293.0
 Indiana
   Abengoa Bioenergy Corp.

Mt. Vernon, IN

NA NA 88.0
   AltraBiofuels Indiana, LLC Cloverdale , IN 92.0 NA NA
   Cardinal Ethanol Union City , IN 100.0 100.0 NA
   Central Indiana Ethanol, LLC Marion, IN 40.0 40.0 NA
   Indiana Bio-Energy Bluffton, IN 101.0 101.0 NA
   Iroquois Bio-Energy Company, LLC Rensselaer, IN 40.0 40.0 NA
   New Energy Corp. South Bend, IN 102.0 102.0 NA
   POET Biorefining - Alexandria Alexandria, IN 68.0 68.0 NA
   POET Biorefining - North Manchester North Manchester, IN 68.0 68.0 NA
   POET Biorefining - Portland Portland, IN 68.0 68.0 NA
   The Andersons Clymers Ethanol, LLC Clymers, IN 110.0 110.0 NA
 Indiana Total 789.0 697.0 88.0
 Iowa
   Absolute Energy, LLC

St. Ansgar , IA

100.0 100.0 NA
   Amaizing Energy, LLC

Atlantic, IA

NA NA 110.0
   Amaizing Energy, LLC

Denison, IA

48.0 48.0 NA
   Archer Daniels Midland

Cedar Rapids, IA

*260.0 *260.0 *275.0
   Archer Daniels Midland

Clinton, IA

*153.0 *153.0 NA
   Big River Resources, LLC West Burlington, IA 92.0 92.0 NA
   Cargill, Inc. Eddyville, IA 35.0 35.0 NA
   Corn, LP Goldfield, IA 55.0 55.0 NA
   Global Ethanol/Midwest Grain
   Processors
Lakota, IA 97.0 97.0 NA
   Golden Grain Energy, LLC Mason City, IA 115.0 115.0 NA
   Grain Processing Corp. Muscatine, IA 20.0 20.0 NA
   Green Plains Renewable Energy Shenandoah, IA 55.0 55.0 NA
   Green Plains Renewable Energy Superior, IA 55.0 55.0 NA
   Hawkeye Renewables, LLC Fairbank, IA 120.0 120.0 NA
   Hawkeye Renewables, LLC Iowa Falls, IA 105.0 105.0 NA
   Hawkeye Renewables, LLC Menlo, IA 110.0 110.0 NA
   Hawkeye Renewables, LLC Shell Rock, IA 110.0 110.0 NA
   Homeland Energy New Hampton, IA NA NA 100.0
   LDCommodities Grand Junction , IA NA NA 100.0
   Lincolnway Energy, LLC Nevada, IA 50.0 50.0 NA
   Little Sioux Corn Processors, LP Marcus, IA 92.0 92.0 NA
   Penford Products Cedar Rapids, IA 45.0 45.0 NA
   Pine Lake Corn Processors, LLC Steamboat Rock , IA 30.0 30.0 NA
   Platinum Ethanol, LLC Arthur, IA 110.0 110.0 NA
   Plymouth Ethanol, LLC Merrill, IA 50.0 50.0 NA
   POET Biorefining - Ashton Ashton, IA 56.0 56.0 NA
   POET Biorefining - Coon Rapids Coon Rapids, IA 54.0 54.0 NA
   POET Biorefining - Corning Corning, IA 65.0 65.0 NA
   POET Biorefining - Emmetsburg Emmetsburg, IA 55.0 55.0 NA
   POET Biorefining - Gowrie Gowrie, IA 69.0 69.0 NA
   POET Biorefining - Hanlontown Hanlontown, IA 56.0 56.0 NA
   POET Biorefining - Jewell Jewell, IA 69.0 69.0 NA
   Quad-County Corn Processors Galva, IA 30.0 30.0 NA
   Siouxland Energy & Livestock Coop Sioux Center, IA 60.0 60.0 NA
   Southwest Iowa Renewable
   Energy, LLC
Council Bluffs , IA NA NA 110.0
   Tate & Lyle Ft. Dodge, IA NA NA 105.0
   VeraSun Energy Corporation Charles City, IA *110.0 *110.0 NA
   VeraSun Energy Corporation Ft. Dodge, IA *110.0 *110.0 NA
   VeraSun Energy Corporation Hartley, IA *110.0 *110.0 NA
   Xethanol BioFuels, LLC Blairstown, IA 5.0 5.0 NA
 Iowa Total 2,756.0 2,756.0 800.0
 Kansas
   Abengoa Bioenergy Corp.

Colwich, KS

25.0 NA NA
   Arkalon Energy, LLC Liberal, KS 110.0 110.0 NA
   Bonanza Energy, LLC Garden City, KS 55.0 55.0 NA
   E Caruso (Goodland Energy Center) Goodland, KS NA NA 20.0
   East Kansas Agri-Energy, LLC Garnett, KS 35.0 35.0 NA
   ESE Alcohol Inc. Leoti, KS 1.5 1.5 NA
   Gateway Ethanol Pratt, KS 55.0 NA NA
   Kansas Ethanol, LLC Lyons, KS 55.0 55.0 NA
   MGP Ingredients, Inc. Atchison, KS *6.0 *6.0 NA
   Prairie Horizon Agri-Energy, LLC Phillipsburg, KS 40.0 40.0 NA
   Reeve Agri-Energy Garden City, KS 12.0 12.0 NA
   Western Plains Energy, LLC Campus, KS 45.0 45.0 NA
   White Energy Russell, KS 48.0 48.0 NA
 Kansas Total 487.5 407.5 20.0
 Kentucky
   Commonwealth Agri-Energy, LLC Hopkinsville, KY 33.0 33.0 NA
   Parallel Products Louisville, KY *2.4 *2.4 NA
 Kentucky Total 35.4 35.4 NA
 Louisiana
   Verenium Jennings, LA 1.5 1.5 NA
 Louisiana Total 1.5 1.5 NA
 Michigan
   Global Ethanol/Midwest Grain
   Processors
Riga, MI 57.0 57.0 NA
   Marysville Ethanol, LLC Marysville, MI 50.0 50.0 NA
   POET Biorefining - Caro Caro, MI 53.0 53.0 NA
   The Andersons Albion Ethanol LLC Albion, MI 55.0 55.0 NA
 Michigan Total 215.0 215.0 NA
 Minnesota
   Agri-Energy, LLC Luverne, MN 21.0 21.0 NA
   Al-Corn Clean Fuel Claremont, MN 42.0 42.0 NA
   Archer Daniels Midland

Marshall, MN

*40.0 *40.0 NA
   BioFuel Energy –
   Buffalo Lake Energy, LLC
Fairmont, MN 115.0 115.0 NA
   Bushmills Ethanol, Inc.

Atwater, MN

50.0 50.0 NA
   Central MN Ethanol Coop Little Falls, MN 21.5 21.5 NA
   Chippewa Valley Ethanol Co. Benson, MN 45.0 45.0 NA
   Corn Plus, LLP Winnebago, MN 44.0 44.0 NA
   DENCO, LLC Morris, MN 24.0 NA NA
   Granite Falls Energy, LLC Granite Falls, MN 52.0 52.0 NA
   Heartland Corn Products Winthrop, MN 100.0 100.0 NA
   Heron Lake BioEnergy, LLC Heron Lake, MN 50.0 50.0 NA
   Highwater Ethanol, LLC Lamberton, MN NA NA 50.0
   Land O'Lakes Melrose, MN 2.6 2.6 NA
   Minnesota Energy Buffalo Lake, MN 18.0 18.0 NA
   Otter Tail Ag Enterprises Fergus Falls , MN 57.5 57.5 NA
   POET Biorefining - Bingham Lake Bingham Lake, MN 35.0 35.0 NA
   POET Biorefining - Glenville Albert Lea , MN 42.0 42.0 NA
   POET Biorefining - Lake Crystal Lake Crystal, MN 56.0 56.0 NA
   POET Biorefining - Preston Preston, MN 46.0 46.0 NA
   VeraSun Energy Corporation Welcome, MN NA NA *110.0
 Minnesota Total 861.6 837.6 160.0
 Mississippi
   Bunge-Ergon Vicksburg Vicksburg, MS 54.0 54.0 NA
 Mississippi Total 54.0 54.0 NA
 Missouri
   Golden Triangle Energy, LLC Craig, MO 20.0 20.0 NA
   Lifeline Foods, LLC St. Joseph, MO 40.0 40.0 NA
   Mid-Missouri Energy, Inc. Malta Bend, MO 50.0 50.0 NA
   POET Biorefining - Laddonia Laddonia, MO 50.0 50.0 5.0
   POET Biorefining - Macon Macon, MO 46.0 46.0 NA
   Show Me Ethanol Carrollton, MO 55.0 55.0 NA
 Missouri Total 261.0 261.0 5.0
 Nebraska
   Abengoa Bioenergy Corp. Ravenna, NE 88.0 NA NA
   Abengoa Bioenergy Corp. York, NE 55.0 NA NA
   Advanced Bioenergy Fairmont, NE 100.0 100.0 NA
   AGP Hastings, NE 52.0 52.0 NA
   Archer Daniels Midland

Columbus, NE

*80.0 *80.0 *275.0
   Aventine Renewable Energy, LLC

Aurora, NE

NA NA 113.0
   BioFuel Energy –
   Pioneer Trail Energy, LLC
Wood River, NE 115.0 115.0 NA
   Cargill, Inc. Blair, NE 85.0 85.0 NA
   Chief Ethanol Hastings, NE 62.0 62.0 NA
   Cornhusker Energy Lexington, LLC Lexington, NE 40.0 40.0 NA
   E Energy Adams, LLC Adams, NE 50.0 50.0 NA
   E3 Biofuels Mead, NE 25.0 NA NA
   Husker Ag, LLC Plainview, NE 75.0 75.0 NA
   KAAPA Ethanol, LLC Minden, NE 40.0 40.0 NA
   LDCommodities Norfolk, NE 45.0 45.0 NA
   Mid America Agri
   Products/Horizon
Cambridge, NE 44.0 44.0 NA
   Mid America Agri
   Products/Wheatland
Madrid, NE 44.0 44.0 NA
   Midwest Renewable Energy, LLC Sutherland, NE 25.0 25.0 NA
   NEDAK Ethanol Atkinson, NE NA NA 44.0
   Siouxland Ethanol, LLC Jackson, NE 50.0 50.0 NA
   Trenton Agri Products, LLC Trenton, NE 40.0 40.0 NA
 Nebraska Total 1,115.0 947.0 432.0
 New York
   Northeast Biofuels

Volney, NY

114.0 NA NA
   Western New York Energy, LLC

Shelby, NY

50.0 50.0 NA
 New York Total 164.0 50.0 NA
 North Carolina
   Clean Burn Fuels, LLC

Raeford, NC

NA NA 60.0
 North Carolina Total NA NA 60.0
 North Dakota
   Alchem Ltd. LLP

Grafton, ND

10.0 NA NA
   Archer Daniels Midland

Wallhalla, ND

*23.0 *23.0 NA
   Blue Flint Ethanol

Underwood, ND

50.0 50.0 NA
   Red Trail Energy, LLC

Richardton, ND

50.0 50.0 NA
   Tharaldson Ethanol

Casselton, ND

110.0 110.0 NA
 North Dakota Total 243.0 233.0 NA
 Ohio
   AltraBiofuels Coshocton Ethanol, LLC Coshocton, OH 60.0 NA NA
   Greater Ohio Ethanol, LLC Lima, OH 54.0 NA NA
   POET Biorefining - Fostoria Fostoria, OH 68.0 68.0 NA
   POET Biorefining - Leipsic Leipsic, OH 68.0 68.0 NA
   POET Biorefining - Marion Marion, OH NA NA 65.0
   The Andersons Marathon
   Ethanol, LLC
Greenville, OH 110.0 110.0 NA
 Ohio Total 360.0 246.0 65.0
 Oregon
   Cascade Grain

Clatskanie, OR

108.0 108.0 NA
   Pacific Ethanol

Boardman, OR

40.0 40.0 NA
 Oregon Total 148.0 148.0 NA
 Pennsylvania
   Bional Clearfield

Clearfield, PA

NA NA 110.0
 Pennsylvania Total NA NA 110.0
 South Dakota
   Dakota Ethanol, LLC Wentworth, SD 50.0 50.0 NA
   Glacial Lakes Energy, LLC Watertown, SD 100.0 100.0 NA
   Advanced Bioenergy, LLC Aberdeen, SD 50.0 50.0 NA
   Advanced Bioenergy, LLC Huron, SD 32.0 32.0 33.0
   Glacial Lakes Energy, LLC - Mina Mina, SD 107.0 NA NA
   North Country Ethanol, LLC Rosholt, SD 20.0 20.0 NA
   POET Biorefining - Big Stone Big Stone City, SD 79.0 79.0 NA
   POET Biorefining - Chancellor Chancellor, SD 110.0 110.0 NA
   POET Biorefining - Groton Groton, SD 53.0 53.0 NA
   POET Biorefining - Hudson Hudson, SD 56.0 56.0 NA
   POET Biorefining - Mitchell Mitchell, SD 68.0 68.0 NA
   POET Biorefining - Scotland Scotland, SD 11.0 11.0 NA
   Redfield Energy, LLC Redfield, SD 50.0 50.0 NA
   VeraSun Energy Corporation Aurora, SD *120.0 *120.0 NA
 South Dakota Total 906.0 799.0 33.0
 Tennessee
   Ethanol Grain Processors, LLC Obion, TN 100.0 100.0 NA
   Tate & Lyle Loudon, TN 67.0 67.0 38.0
 Tennessee Total 167.0 167.0 38.0
 Texas
   Levelland/Hockley County
   Ethanol, LLC
Levelland, TX 40.0 40.0 NA
   Panda Ethanol Hereford, TX NA NA 115.0
   White Energy Hereford, TX 100.0 100.0 NA
   White Energy Plainview, TX 110.0 NA NA
 Texas Total 250.0 140.0 115.0
 Washington
   Northwest Renewable, LLC Longview, WA NA NA 55.0
 Washington Total NA NA 55.0
 Wisconsin
   ACE Ethanol, LLC Stanley, WI 41.0 41.0 NA
   Badger State Ethanol, LLC Monroe, WI 48.0 48.0 NA
   Castle Rock Renewable Fuels, LLC Necedah, WI 50.0 50.0 NA
   Didion Ethanol Cambria, WI 40.0 40.0 NA
   Renew Energy Jefferson Junction, WI 130.0 130.0 NA
   United Ethanol Milton, WI 52.0 52.0 NA
   United WI Grain Producers, LLC Friesland, WI 49.0 49.0 NA
   Utica Energy, LLC Oshkosh, WI 48.0 48.0 NA
   Western Wisconsin
   Renewable Energy, LLC
Boyceville, WI 40.0 40.0 NA
 Wisconsin Total 498.0 498.0 NA
 Wyoming
   KL Process Design Group Upton, WY 1.5 1.5 NA
   Renova Energy Torrington, WY 5.0 5.0 NA
 Wyoming Total 6.5 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 February 18, 2009.  Typically, there is one month between updates.

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