Another New Plant For Nebraska

Cindy Zimmerman

Aurora The Aurora Cooperative and Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings, Inc., plan to develop a new ethanol plant near Aurora, Neb, according to a press release. This 220 million gallon per year plant, with the first phase being 100 million, will be constructed on a 135-acre site adjacent to the property of the Nebraska Energy, LLC ethanol plant. Aventine “In addition to the ethanol project, we are also pleased to announce the first ag-bio multiplex in North America,” said George Hohwieler, President and CEO of the Aurora Cooperative. The 135-acre site named Aurora West will also include a state-of-the-art grain handling facility, a fertilizer complex, and a double loop railroad system to accommodate grain, fertilizer, ethanol, and DDG shipments accessing the Burlington Northern-Santa Fe (BNSF) mainline railroad.

Ethanol, Facilities