Midwest AgEnergy Group evaluating Blue Flint viability after thermal energy provider announces shutdown

May 12, 2020 |

In North Dakota, Midwest AgEnergy Group, the parent company to ethanol biorefineries, Blue Flint, near Underwood, ND and Dakota Spirit, near Spiritwood, ND said it is evaluating alternative thermal energy and utility options to ensure the long-term viability of the Blue Flint facility. Earlier this week, Great River Energy publicly announced the closing of their Coal Creek Station in the second half of 2022. Coal Creek provides water and steam to the Blue Flint facility. Great River Energy also announced their plans to convert their Spiritwood facility from DryFineTM lignite coal into natural gas. Great River Energy’s Spiritwood Station provides steam and electricity to Midwest AgEnergy’s Dakota Spirit facility.

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