NEWS
DTN Weekly Distillers Grains Update
Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Aug 3, 2015 11:20 AM CDT

A new ethanol plant in North Dakota not only produces ethanol at less cost but is also saving money on drying distillers grains.

The ethanol plant was built across the road from a coal-fired electric power plant, which supplies steam to the ethanol plant via underground pipes, according to Jeff Zueger, chief operating officer of the new Dakota Spirit AgEnergy ethanol plant in Spiritwood, North Dakota.

The plant was developed and is about 78% owned by Minnesota cooperative power company Great River Energy.

"Instead of having a boiler and making steam with natural gas or other power, we take the ...

Quick View
  • Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy DTN Contributing Agronomist Dan Davidson gives his take on the Six Secrets of Soybean Success pro...
  • Mountain Top Prices North Carolina's mountain cattle producers have always been an independent bunch. But a new allia...
  • Ask The Mechanic Ask the Mechanic answers the question about how VW and German engineering was able to get by with...
  • Senior Partners - 4 Except for family sales, seller financing virtually vanished after the farm crisis of the 1980s w...
  • PNW Ag Hit by Historic Drought In addition to problems with the Northwestern wheat crop, cattle are also being adversely affecte...
  • RFS Deadline Nears With the deadline to file comments on the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volumes to strike at m...
  • Saving Our Forgotten Harvest About 40% of America's food goes uneaten each year. This nonprofit is working to remedy that prob...
  • Look Beyond Yield Soybean industry increases efforts to promote the importance of oil and protein content to farmer...
  • Ask the Vet Is this fly-control mineral block safe for my whole herd?
Related News Stories
DTN Distillers Grain Weekly Update
DTN Distillers Grain Weekly Update
Ethanol Blog
DTN Weekly DDG Update
DTN Distillers Grain Weekly Update
DTN Weekly DDG Update
DTN Distillers Grain Weekly Update
Ethanol Blog
Ethanol Blog
DTN Weekly DDG Update