Tag: Minnesota

Enerkem’s proposed $200 million Twin Cities facility depends on new wastewater treatment plant

Enerkem’s proposed $200 million Twin Cities facility depends on new wastewater treatment plant

July 26, 2018 |

In Minnesota, Enerkem is in the engineering phase and working through the permitting process for the proposed $200 million MSW-to-ethanol plant outside of St. Paul in Inver Grove Heights where it is teaming with a local MSW management company to eventually produce twice as much ethanol annually as at its 10 million gallon per year […]

Read More

BoatUS holding online survey for boat owners regarding ethanol-blended fuel

BoatUS holding online survey for boat owners regarding ethanol-blended fuel

June 25, 2018 |

In Minnesota, with the start of the boating season, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) wants to hear from boaters about their experiences with ethanol fuels in an online survey. The short, 13-question survey is an effort to gain an understanding about how ethanol fuels are affecting recreational boating this summer, gauge opinion, […]

Read More

Targray sets up Twin Cities biodiesel distribution center to boost supplies

Targray sets up Twin Cities biodiesel distribution center to boost supplies

June 5, 2018 |

In Minnesota, Targray announced the opening of its Minnesota Biodiesel distribution center, serving the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area. Strategically located in the heart of Saint Paul, the new biodiesel terminal will help address the rapid growth in regional demand for biodiesel in the Twin Cities area, stemming from recent updates to Minnesota’s Biofuels mandate. On […]

Read More

Minnesota House and Senate pass law shifting cold weather biodiesel policy

Minnesota House and Senate pass law shifting cold weather biodiesel policy

May 9, 2018 |

In Minnesota, fuel refiners and blenders would have a few more days to make their annual transition from one type of biodiesel fuel to another under the provisions of a bill passed by the House 120-0 on Tuesday and in the Senate 67-0 on April 19. The legislation is awaiting the governor’s signature. On May […]

Read More

Whitefox Technologies to install its ICE™ system at Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company

Whitefox Technologies to install its ICE™ system at Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company

April 17, 2018 |

In Minnesota, Whitefox Technologies, a leading solutions provider for ethanol and other alcohol production processes is proud to announce Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company (CVEC) is to install a Whitefox ICE™ membrane dehydration system at its plant in Benson, Minnesota.  This is Whitefox’s second agreement this year and its first installation in the state of Minnesota. […]

Read More

Advanced BioEnergy will expand Aberdeen corn storage and receiving capacity

Advanced BioEnergy will expand Aberdeen corn storage and receiving capacity

April 10, 2018 |

In Minnesota, Advanced BioEnergy, LLC announced it will build an initial 800,000 bushels of year-round corn storage and related grain receiving capabilities at its Aberdeen, South Dakota ethanol plant. The plans include the ability to expand the total year-round corn storage by an additional one million bushels in the future. The grain receiving facility will […]

Read More

Minnesota’s B20 mandate to come into effect May 1

Minnesota’s B20 mandate to come into effect May 1

April 9, 2018 |

In Minnesota, effective May 1, all diesel sold in Minnesota must contain at least 20 percent biodiesel as the state officially implements the B-20 mandate passed in 2008. Once implemented, the B-20 mandate will be in effect during the state’s “summer months” of April through September. October through March, the biodiesel requirement will remain at […]

Read More

Highwater Ethanol seeking permission to expand production to 70.2 MGY

Highwater Ethanol seeking permission to expand production to 70.2 MGY

April 2, 2018 |

In Minnesota, Highwater Ethanol is seeking environmental and pollution permission to expand production to 70.2 million gallons from the current 59.5 million gallons, requiring an extra 2 million bushels of corn annually sourced from within an 25-mile radius. Permission from the Environmental Protection Agency and the state’s pollution control agency are expected by summer or […]

Read More

Al Corn receives first corn to commission expansion in early April

Al Corn receives first corn to commission expansion in early April

March 19, 2018 |

In Minnesota, Al Corn will bring online its $146 million expansion in early April, well ahead of the original July commissioning date, having receiving its first bushels of corn last week.  Boosting its corn consumption to 46 million bushels from 17.5 million to produce 120 million gallons of ethanol from the previous 50 million gallons, […]

Read More

Minnesota fines Morris ethanol plant $22,141 for water pollution

Minnesota fines Morris ethanol plant $22,141 for water pollution

March 7, 2018 |

In Minnesota, DENCO II LLC, an ethanol plant in Morris, has agreed to pay a fine and take steps to prevent discharges of polluted stormwater and wastewater into nearby surface waters, including wetlands that drain to the Pomme de Terre River. The company also agreed to correct several other problems following an investigation by the […]

Read More