Iowa biodiesel production capacity set to jump 20%

In Iowa, the Iowa Biodiesel Board announced the state’s capacity to produce biodiesel is on the rise by nearly 20 percent, from 334 MMgy to almost 400 MMgy. Expansion projects currently underway or recently completed led to the boost.

Biodiesel plants that have recently expanded capacity or are in the process include:

-AGP in Sergeant Bluff, from 30 to 60 MMgy

-REG in Ralston, from 12 to 30 MMgy

-Western Iowa Energy in Wall Lake, from 30 to 45 MMgy

W2Fuel in Crawfordsville has also begun producing again after a hiatus.

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