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Minnesota electric co-op opens ethanol plant in North Dakota

The nation’s first new corn ethanol plant in more than five years — in Spiritwood, N.D. — has gone into commercial operation, its owner said Friday. Dakota Spirit AgEnergy, 78 percent owned by a Minnesota cooperative power company, is a 65 million-gallon-per-year ethanol plant built next to one of the electric utility’s coal-fired power plants. It supplies steam to produce ...

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First new ethanol plant in 5 years coming to ND


Lydia Gilbertson | Shale Plays Media Google+ Spiritwood, North Dakota will soon be home to a brand-new ethanol plant. The Dakota Spirit plant is the first ethanol plant to be built since the EPA passed the Energy Independence and Security Act in 2007. It is also the first plant in the United States to have a coal-fired combined heat and power ...

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