Tag: Chippewa Valley Ethanol

Chippewa Valley Ethanol chocks up another court win in five-year dispute with corn supplier

Chippewa Valley Ethanol chocks up another court win in five-year dispute with corn supplier

October 8, 2019 |

In Minnesota, the West Central Tribune reports that the state’s supreme court agreed last month with the lower court’s decision regarding Chippewa Valley Ethanol’s five-year long dispute with Glacial Plains Cooperative. Chippewa Valley Ethanol ended its exclusive grain supply contract with Glacial Plains, but Glacial Plains sued because it had helped to start the company […]

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Legal battle over indefinite contract between Chippewa Valley Ethanol and corn supplier finally ending

Legal battle over indefinite contract between Chippewa Valley Ethanol and corn supplier finally ending

December 18, 2018 |

In Minnesota, local press reports that after four years of litigation that went as high as the state supreme court, the legal tussle between Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company and Glacial Plains Cooperative has come to an end with a court order saying that “reasonable time” had elapsed for the ethanol plant to terminate its contract […]

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Chippewa Valley Ethanol getting creative on ways to power expansion

Chippewa Valley Ethanol getting creative on ways to power expansion

November 19, 2018 |

In Minnesota, Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company and BioPro are trying to convince local authorities to let it by a small piece of a wider industrial site and take over the former power plant building located on that site in order to produce steam from corn cobs that will allow the ethanol plant to expand its […]

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Chippewa Valley Ethanol to save $700K per year in natural gas, via system upgrade

Chippewa Valley Ethanol to save $700K per year in natural gas, via system upgrade

December 28, 2011 |

In Minnesota, Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company in Benson is using a one-time energy upgrade grant funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, to utilize energy produced by the plant’s regenerative thermal oxidizer. The system heats the exhaust gases from the plant’s distillers dried grains production to 1,200 degrees Fahrenheit. The high temperatures break down […]

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