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Operating Biodiesel Plants

(Projects are listed alphabetical by county)

newR3 Energy Biodiesel Plant

Cottonwood Falls, Chase Co., KS - R3 Energy LLC produces biodiesel fuel at their Cottonwood Falls facility. The facility produces 5 million gallons of biodiesel annually. (October 2012)

newEmergent Green Energy Biodiesel Plant

Minneola, Clark Co., KS - Emergent Green Energy Biodiesel is a family-owned facility that processes used grease and other waste products into biodiesel fuel. The facility produces 1.2 million gallons of biodiesel annually. (October 2012)

newHealy Biodiesel Inc. Plant

Sedgwick, Sedgwick Co., KS - Healy Biodiesel is a family-owned facility that processes used grease into biodiesel fuel. The facility produces 1.2 million gallons of biodiesel annually. (October 2012)

Proposed Biodiesel Plants

(Projects are listed alphabetical by county)

Northeast Kansas Bioenergy LLC

Hiawatha, Brown, KS - A 50 million gallon ethanol and 30 million gallon biodiesel plant designed by Burns & McDonnell. (August 31, 2006)

Burden Biodiesel

Burden, Cowley Co., KS - A small project that will convert canola into B-100 biodiesel. See the article below for more.

Lawrence Biodiesel Plant

Lawrence, Douglas Co., KS - In 2005, it was announced that Lawrence Biodiesel had a goal to have a plant producing 20 million gallons of biodiesel per year.  As of October 2012, nothing more is known about this project and it is likely no longer being pursued.  (October 2012)

Sunflower Biodiesel Plant

Holcomb, Finney Co., KS - Plans are underway to create an integrated bioenergy center near the coal-fired power plants in Holcomb. The center will include biodiesel, ethanol, and be tied in with a feedlot and dairy.

Dial Bio Renewable Fuels

Dodge City, Ford Co., KS - Dial Energy of Omaha, Neb. announced in early August 2006, that they want to build a 226 million gallon ethanol plant and 60 million gallon biodiesel plant in Dodge City on a 66.8-acre plot south of U.S. 50 between 104 and 106 roads. In November 2006, Dial Energy officials noted that they are considering bumping up the capacity to 200 million gallons per year.

Grant County Biodiesel Plant

Ulysses, Grant Co., KS - Plans for a 30 million gallon per year biodiesel plant and 40 million gallon per year ethanol plant. The site for the plant has not yet been selected.  Nexsun Energy of Los Angeles, California plans to build it. (January 2007)

Emporia Biodiesel Plant

Emporia, Lyon Co., KS - There are plans for a 60 million gallon per year biodiesel plant. The plant will be located on a 41-acre site just east of Norfolk Iron and Metal. The plant will use soybeans and animal fats to produce biodiesl. Renewable Energy Group of Ralston, Iowa plans to build it. (April 2007)

Kanza Energy Bio-Diesel Plant

Goodland, Sherman Co., KS - Plans for the Goodland Energy Center were announced in July 2005. The GEC will include a 25 MW coal plant, 20 million gallon per year ethanol plant, and a biodiesel plant.

St. John Biodiesel Plant

St. John, Stafford Co., KS - Proposed project is looking at a site near St. John on Old-highway 50.  A business plan should be complete by the end of June 2006.  (Updated May 2006)

Washington Biodiesel Plant

Washington, Washington Co., KS - No details yet.

Proposed Biodiesel Plants - Regional

Paseo Biofuels

Kansas City, MO - A 40 million gallon per year biodiesel plant has been proposed for Kansas City.  Cargill and Paseo Biofuels, LLC, an entity formed by Missouri soybean farmers and the Missouri Soybean Association,  will co-own the plant.  This facility is still in the equity drive phase. (July 2006)

Prairie Pride Biofuels

Eve, Vernon, MO - Construction has begun on a 30 million gallon per year biodiesel plant located in the Kansas/Missouri border town of Eve, Missouri.  Prairie Pride, LLC is an entity formed by area farmers and investors with 80% living in Missouri and 20% in Kansas. (April 2007)

 
 
 


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