|Midwest Renewable Energy, LLC
operates a dry-mill ethanol plant located near Sutherland, Nebraska. The plant generates fuel-grade ethanol via natural fermentation and distillation of corn, primarily for blending with gasoline and other motor fuels.
The facility, approximately one mile east of Sutherland, was originally constructed in 1991 by Nebraska Nutrients, Inc. Nebraska Nutrients utilized a modified wet milling concept as the basis for its process technology.
On April 25, 2003, Midwest Renewable Energy, LLC purchased Nebraska Ethanol, LLC, In December 2003, the facility was stripped of all process equipment. MRE conducted start-up operations in the summer of 2004 and declared full operations in September 2004.
Today, MRE runs at a rate of 28 million gallons per year.
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