POET to Open Two More Ethanol Plants

Cindy Zimmerman

The largest ethanol producer in the world just keeps getting bigger.

POETPOET is scheduled to open two more ethanol plants in the next four weeks – both in Ohio. That will bring the total number of POET plants to 26 as of October 24, with a total capacity of 1.54 billion gallons per year.

The grand opening for POET Biorefining – Fostoria will be held September 30 featuring Buckeye Renewable Fuels Association Executive Director Mike Wagner, Ohio Department of Agriculture Director Robert Boggs, Ohio Congressman Bob Latta, and Team Ethanol Indy car driver Ryan Hunter-Reay.

POET Biorefining – Marion will open on October 24 with special guests U.S. Senators George Voinovich (R-OH) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH). This will be POET’s third plant in Ohio.

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