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Nebraska's Ethanol Industry

There are currently 24 active ethanol production plants in Nebraska, with a combined production capacity of over 2 billion gallons of ethanol each year, and requiring more than 700 million bushels of grain in the process.

These ethanol plants represent more than $5 billion in capital investment in the state and provide direct employment for some 1,200 Nebraskans.

Nebraska ranks second nationally in ethanol production, and is the largest ethanol producer west of the Missouri River. Geographic position, abundant ethanol supply and reliable, competitive rail transportation give Nebraska a strategic advantage in serving ethanol markets in the western U.S.

List last updated June 24, 2013

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Map of Nebraska Ethanol Plants

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Nebraska Ethanol Plants

E-Energy Adams
Adams

  • Opened: 2007
  • Mill Process: Dry
  • Feedstock: Corn
  • Production Capacity: 60 MGY
  • Grind: 21 MBY
  • Permanent Employees: 41

Valero Renewable Fuels
Albion

  • 2615 260th Street PO Box 188, Suite 100
  • Albion, NE 68620
  • Andy Roberts
  • Opened: 2007
  • Mill Process: Dry
  • Feedstock: Corn
  • Production Capacity: 110 MGY
  • Grind: 41 MBY
  • Permanent Employees: 55

Green Plains Atkinson, LLC
Atkinson

  • PO Box 391
  • Atkinson, NE 68713
  • Brian Constable
  • Opened: 2008
  • Mill Process: Dry
  • Feedstock: Corn
  • Production Capacity: 44 MGY
  • Grind: 17 MBY
  • Permanent Employees: 38

Aventine Renewable Energy
Aurora

  • 1205 South "O" Road
  • Aurora, NE 68818
  • Opened: 1995
  • Mill Process: Dry
  • Feedstock: Corn
  • Production Capacity: 50 MGY
  • Grind: 18 MBY
  • Permanent Employees: 43

Cargill, Inc.
Blair

  • Opened: 1995
  • Mill Process: Wet
  • Feedstock: Corn
  • Production Capacity: 200 MGY
  • Grind: 73 MBY
  • Permanent Employees: 51

Bridgeport Ethanol
Bridgeport

  • 9216 Road 90 PO Box 884
  • Bridgeport, NE 69336
  • Ted Free
  • Opened: 2008
  • Mill Process: Dry
  • Feedstock: Corn
  • Production Capacity: 54 MGY
  • Grind: 20 MBY
  • Permanent Employees: 28

Nebraska Corn Processing
Cambridge

  • Opened: 2008
  • Mill Process: Dry
  • Feedstock: Corn
  • Production Capacity: 44 MGY
  • Grind: 16 MBY
  • Permanent Employees: 36

Green Plains Renewable Energy
Central City

  • 214 20th Street
  • Central City, NE 68826
  • Andy Dahlke
  • Opened: 2004
  • Mill Process: Dry
  • Feedstock: Corn
  • Production Capacity: 100 MGY
  • Grind: 36 MBY
  • Permanent Employees: 50

ADM
Columbus

  • Opened: 1992
  • Mill Process: Wet
  • Feedstock: Corn
  • Production Capacity: 500 MGY
  • Grind: 143 MBY
  • Permanent Employees: 285

Flint Hills Resources Fairmont, LLC
Fairmont

  • 1214 County Road G
  • Fairmont, NE 68354
  • Daren Ruggles
  • www.fhr.com
  • Opened: 2007
  • Mill Process: Dry
  • Feedstock: Corn
  • Production Capacity: 115 MGY
  • Grind: 43 MBY
  • Permanent Employees: 45

Chief Ethanol Fuels
Hastings

  • Opened: 1985
  • Mill Process: Dry
  • Feedstock: Corn
  • Production Capacity: 70 MGY
  • Grind: 25 MBY
  • Permanent Employees: 60

Siouxland Ethanol
Jackson

  • Opened: 2007
  • Mill Process: Dry
  • Feedstock: Corn
  • Production Capacity: 50 MGY
  • Grind: 20 MBY
  • Permanent Employees: 36

Cornhusker Energy
Lexington

  • Opened: 2006
  • Mill Process: Dry
  • Feedstock: Corn and Milo
  • Production Capacity: 50 MGY
  • Grind: 19 MBY
  • Permanent Employees: 50

KAAPA Ethanol
Minden

  • Opened: 2003
  • Mill Process: Dr
  • Feedstock: Corn
  • Production Capacity: 60 MGY
  • Grind: 22 MBY
  • Permanent Employees: 43

Louis Dreyfus Commodities
Norfolk

  • 3002 N Victory Road
  • Norfolk, NE 68701
  • Allen Sievertsen
  • ldnorfolk.com
  • Opened: 2007
  • Mill Process: Dry
  • Feedstock: Corn
  • Production Capacity: 40 MGY
  • Grind: 15 MBY
  • Permanent Employees: 43

Standard Ethanol-Madrid
North Platte

  • Opened: 2007
  • Mill Process: Dry
  • Feedstock: Corn
  • Production Capacity: 45 MGY
  • Grind: 16 MBY
  • Permanent Employees: 36

Green Plains Renewable Energy
Ord

  • Opened: 2007
  • Mill Process: Dry
  • Feedstock: Corn
  • Production Capacity: 50 MGY
  • Grind: 19 MBY
  • Permanent Employees: 41

Husker Ag, LLC
Plainview

  • Opened: 2003
  • Mill Process: Dry
  • Feedstock: Corn
  • Production Capacity: 76 MGY
  • Grind: 27 MBY
  • Permanent Employees: 47

Abengoa Bioenergy of Nebraska
Ravenna

  • Opened: 2007
  • Mill Process: Dry
  • Feedstock: Corn
  • Production Capacity: 84 MGY
  • Grind: 30 MBY
  • Permanent Employees: 62

Midwest Renewable Energy
Sutherland

  • 27532 West Highway 30
  • Sutherland, NE 69165
  • Troy Gavin
  • Opened: 1999
  • Mill Process: Dry
  • Feedstock: Corn
  • Production Capacity: 25 MGY
  • Grind: 10 MBY
  • Permanent Employees: 30

Trenton Agri Products
Trenton

  • Opened: 2004
  • Mill Process: Dry
  • Feedstock: Corn
  • Production Capacity: 45 MGY
  • Grind: 17 MBY
  • Permanent Employees: 34

Green Plains
Wood River

  • 7874 S. 140th Road PO Box 515
  • Wood River, NE 68883
  • Chris Most
  • Opened: 2008
  • Mill Process: Dry
  • Feedstock: Corn
  • Production Capacity: 115 MGY
  • Grind: 41 MBY
  • Permanent Employees: 53

Abengoa Bioenergy
York

  • Opened: 1994
  • Mill Process: Dry
  • Feedstock: Corn and Milo
  • Production Capacity: 55 MGY
  • Grind: 20 MBY
  • Permanent Employees: 56