Production in Minnesota

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Minnesota is currently the fourth largest ethanol producer in the United States with 1.18 billion gallons of ethanol produced annually from 20 ethanol plants.

The following are the producers and locations of the plants in Minnesota:

2016 Minnesota Ethanol Production Capacity 

#Ethanol PlantLocationAnnual Production (million gallons)
2Al-Corn Clean FuelClaremont50
3Bushmills EthanolAtwater65
4Central MN RenewablesLittle Falls5
5Chippewa Valley Ethanol CompanyBenson50
6Corn PlusWinnebago38
7Denco IIMorris25
9Granite Falls EnergyGranite Falls63
10Green Plains Renewable EnergyFairmont115
11Green Plains Renewable EnergyFergus Falls60
12Guardian EnergyJanesville131
13Heartland Corn ProductsWinthrop100
14Heron Lake BioenergyHeron Lake62
15Highwater EthanolLamberton59.5
17POETBingham Lake32
18POETLake Crystal60

Source : Energy Information Administration

Note : Buffalo Lake Advanced Biofuels isn't included in the table above as it isn't currently producing ethanol. All rows highlighted in blue denote ethanol producers that are members of the Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association.