Ethanol Facilities
Capacity by State and Plant


As of March 2011, the United States had the nameplate capacity to produce 14,252.4 million (14.3 billion) gallons of ethanol, operating refineries producing 13,780.0 million (13.8 billion) gallons of ethanol per year, and had construction or expansion plans for an additional 637 million (0.6 billion) gallons.  There were 204 refineries.  If no operating production is listed in the table below, the plant has been idled.  Nebraska's nameplate capacity was 1,989 million gallons, or 14 percent, of the nation's nameplate capacity.  Nebraska's operating production was 1,964 million gallons, or 14 percent, of the nation's operating production.  Nebraska had no construction or expansion plans.

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 March 2011)

 State
   Company
Location Nameplate
Capacity
Operating
Production
Under
Construction/
Expansion
Capacity
         
 United States   14,252.4 13,780.0 637.0
         
 Arizona
   Pinal Energy, LLC Maricopa, AZ 55.0 55.0 NA
 Arizona Total 55.0 55.0 NA
 California
   AE Biofuels Keyes, CA NA NA 50.0
   AltraBiofuels Phoenix
   Bio Industries, LLC
Goshen, CA 31.5 NA NA
   Calgren Renewable Fuels, LLC Pixley, CA 60.0 60.0 NA
   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
 California Total 199.5 128.0 50.0
 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 100.0
   Southwest Georgia Ethanol, LLC Camilla, GA

100.0

100.0 NA
   Wind Gap Farms Baconton, GA 0.4 0.4 NA
 Georgia Total 100.4 100.4 100.0
 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 *290.0 *290.0 NA
   Archer Daniels Midland

Peoria, IL

*100.0 *100.0 NA
   Aventine Renewable Energy, LLC Canton, IL 37.0 37.0 NA
   Aventine Renewable Energy, LLC Pekin, IL 157.0 157.0 NA
   Big River Resources Galva, LLC Galva, IL 100.0 100.0 NA
   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
   One Earth Energy Gibson City, IL 100.0 100.0 NA
   Patriot Renewable Fuels, LLC Annawan, IL 100.0 100.0 NA
 Illinois Total 1,226.0 1,226.0 93.0
 Indiana
   Abengoa Bioenergy Corp.

Mount Vernon, IN

NA NA *88.0
   Aventine Renewable Energy, LLC Mount Vernon, IN NA NA 110.0
   Cardinal Ethanol Union City, IN 100.0 100.0 NA
   Central Indiana Ethanol, LLC Marion, IN 40.0 40.0 NA
   Green Plains Renewable Energy Bluffton, IN 120.0 120.0 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 - Cloverdale Cloverdale, IN 92.0 92.0 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
   Valero Renewable Fuels Linden, IN 110.0 110.0 NA
 Indiana Total 918.0 918.0 198.0
 Iowa
   Absolute Energy, LLC

St. Ansgar, IA

110.0 110.0 NA
   Amaizing Energy, LLC

Denison, IA

55.0 55.0 NA
   Archer Daniels Midland

Cedar Rapids, IA

*420.0 *420.0 *275.0
   Archer Daniels Midland

Clinton, IA

*237.0 *237.0 NA
   Big River Resources, LLC West Burlington, IA 100.0 100.0 NA
   Big River United Energy Dyersville, IA 110.0 110.0 NA
   Cargill, Inc. Eddyville, IA 35.0 35.0 NA
   Corn, LP Goldfield, IA 60.0 60.0 NA
   Flint Hills Resources LP Fairbank, IA 110.0 110.0 NA
   Flint Hills Resources LP Iowa Falls, IA 90.0 90.0 NA
   Flint Hills Resources LP Menlo, IA 110.0 110.0 NA
   Flint Hills Resources LP Shell Rock, IA 110.0 110.0 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 Lakota, IA 100.0 100.0 NA
   Green Plains Renewable Energy Shenandoah, IA 65.0 65.0 NA
   Green Plains Renewable Energy Superior, IA 60.0 60.0 NA
   Homeland Energy New Hampton, IA 100.0 100.0 NA
   Lincolnway Energy, LLC Nevada, IA 55.0 55.0 NA
   Little Sioux Corn Processors, LP Marcus, IA 92.0 92.0 NA
   Louis Dreyfuss Commodities Grand Junction , IA 100.0 100.0 NA
   Penford Products Cedar Rapids, IA 45.0 45.0 NA
   Pine Lake Corn Processors, LLC Steamboat Rock , IA 31.0 31.0 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 110.0 110.0 NA
   Valero Renewable Fuels Albert City, IA 110.0 110.0 NA
   Valero Renewable Fuels Charles City, IA 110.0 110.0 NA
   Valero Renewable Fuels Ft. Dodge, IA 110.0 110.0 NA
   Valero Renewable Fuels Hartley, IA 110.0 110.0 NA
 Iowa Total 3,554.0 3,554.0 275.0
 Kansas
   Abengoa Bioenergy Corp.

Colwich, KS

*25.0 *25.0 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
   Nesika Energy, LLC Scandia, KS 10.0 10.0 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 491.5 436.5 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
   BP Biofuels North America Jennings, LA 1.5 1.5 NA
 Louisiana Total 1.5 1.5 NA
 Michigan
   Carbon Green Bioenergy Lake Odessa, MI 50.0 50.0 NA
   Green Plains Renewable Energy Riga, MI 60.0 60.0 NA
   Marysville Ethanol, LLC Marysville, MI 50.0 50.0 NA
   POET Biorefining - Caro Caro, MI 53.0 53.0 5.0
   The Andersons Albion Ethanol LLC Albion, MI 55.0 55.0 NA
 Michigan Total 268.0 268.0 5.0
 Minnesota
   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 24.0 NA
   GEVO Luverne, MN 21.0 21.0 NA
   Granite Falls Energy, LLC Granite Falls, MN 52.0 52.0 NA
   Green Plains Renewable Energy Fergus Falls, MN 57.5 57.5 NA
   Guardian Energy Janesville, MN 110.0 110.0 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 55.0 55.0 NA
   Land O'Lakes Melrose, MN 2.6 2.6 NA
   Minnesota Energy Buffalo Lake, MN 18.0 NA 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
   Valero Renewable Fuels Welcome, MN 110.0 110.0 NA
 Minnesota Total 1,136.6 1,118.6 NA
 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 NA
   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 NA
 Nebraska
   ABE Fairmont Fairmont, NE 100.0 100.0 NA
   Abengoa Bioenergy Corp. Ravenna, NE *88.0 *88.0 NA
   Abengoa Bioenergy Corp. York, NE *55.0 *55.0 NA
   AGP Hastings, NE 52.0 52.0 NA
   Archer Daniels Midland

Columbus, NE

*300.0 *300.0 NA
   Aventine Renewable Energy, LLC

Aurora, NE

50.0 50.0 NA
   Aventine Renewable Energy, LLC –
   Aurora West

Aurora, NE

110.0 110.0 NA
   BioFuel Energy –
   Pioneer Trail Energy, LLC
Wood River, NE 115.0 115.0 NA
   Bridgeport Ethanol Bridgeport, NE 54.0 54.0 NA
   Cargill, Inc. Blair, NE 195.0 195.0 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
   Green Plains Renewable Energy Central City, NE 100.0 100.0 NA
   Green Plains Renewable Energy Ord, NE 55.0 55.0 NA
   Husker Ag, LLC Plainview, NE 75.0 75.0 NA
   KAAPA Ethanol, LLC Minden, NE 60.0 60.0 NA
   Louis Dreyfuss Commodities Norfolk, NE 45.0 45.0 NA
   Mid America Agri
   Products/Wheatland
Madrid, NE 44.0 44.0 NA
   Midwest Renewable Energy, LLC Sutherland, NE 25.0 25.0 NA
   Nebraska Corn Processing, LLC Cambridge, NE 45.0 45.0 NA
   NEDAK Ethanol Atkinson, NE 44.0 44.0 NA
   Siouxland Ethanol, LLC Jackson, NE 50.0 50.0 NA
   Spectrum Business Ventures Inc. Mead, NE 25.0 NA NA
   Trenton Agri Products, LLC Trenton, NE 40.0 40.0 NA
   Valero Renewable Fuels Albion, NE 110.0 110.0 NA
 Nebraska Total 1,989.0 1,964.0 NA
 New Mexico
   Abengoa Bioenergy Corp.

Portales, NM

*30.0 *30.0 NA
 New Mexico Total *30.0 *30.0 NA
 New York
   Sunoco

Volney, NY

114.0 114.0 NA
   Western New York Energy, LLC

Shelby, NY

50.0 50.0 NA
 New York Total 164.0 164.0 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

Walhalla, ND

*28.0 *28.0 NA
   Blue Flint Ethanol

Underwood, ND

50.0 50.0 NA
   Hankinson Renewable Energy, LLC Hankinson, ND 110.0 110.0 NA
   Red Trail Energy, LLC

Richardton, ND

50.0 50.0 NA
   Tharaldson Ethanol

Casselton, ND

110.0 110.0 NA
 North Dakota Total 358.0 348.0 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 68.0 68.0 NA
   The Andersons Marathon
   Ethanol, LLC
Greenville, OH 110.0 110.0 NA
   Valero Renewable Fuels Bloomingburg, OH 110.0 110.0 NA
 Ohio Total 538.0 424.0 NA
 Oregon
   Cascade Grain

Clatskanie, OR

108.0 NA NA
   Pacific Ethanol

Boardman, OR

40.0 40.0 NA
 Oregon Total 148.0 40.0 NA
 Pennsylvania
   Bional Clearfield

Clearfield, PA

110.0 110.0 NA
 Pennsylvania Total 110.0 110.0 NA
 South Dakota
   ABE South Dakota - Aberdeen Aberdeen, SD 50.0 50.0 NA
   ABE South Dakota - Huron Huron, SD 32.0 32.0 33.0
   Dakota Ethanol, LLC Wentworth, SD 50.0 50.0 NA
   Glacial Lakes Energy, LLC Watertown, SD 100.0 100.0 NA
   Glacial Lakes Energy, LLC - Mina Mina, SD 107.0 107.0 NA
   North Country Ethanol, LLC Rosholt, SD 20.0 20.0 NA
   NuGen Energy Marion, SD 110.0 110.0 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
   Valero Renewable Fuels Aurora, SD 120.0 120.0 NA
 South Dakota Total 1,016.0 1,016.0 33.0
 Tennessee
   Green Plains Renewable Energy Obion, TN 120.0 120.0 NA
   Tate & Lyle Loudon, TN 105.0 105.0 NA
 Tennessee Total 225.0 225.0 NA
 Texas
   Levelland/Hockley County
   Ethanol, LLC
Levelland, TX 40.0 40.0 NA
   Murphy Oil Hereford, TX NA NA 115.0
   White Energy Hereford, TX 100.0 100.0 NA
   White Energy Plainview, TX 110.0 110.0 NA
 Texas Total 250.0 250.0 115.0
 Virginia
   Appomattox Bio Energy Hopewell, VA 65.0 NA NA
 Virginia Total 65.0 NA NA
 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
   Dubay Biofuels Greenwood Greenwood, WI NA NA 3.0
   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
   Valero Renewable Fuels Jefferson Junction, WI 130.0 130.0 NA
   Western Wisconsin
   Renewable Energy, LLC
Boyceville, WI 40.0 40.0 NA
 Wisconsin Total 498.0 498.0 3.0
 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 August 9, 2011.  Typically, there is one month between updates.

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