Monthly Archives: March 2015

Ethanol biorefinery boosts local corn production

Corn production nearly doubles in McLean County When Blue Flint Ethanol came online in February 2007, corn production in North Dakota’s McLean County was about 32,500 acres. In order to purchase the corn needed to operate the biorefinery, employees had to look far beyond the local market. At that time, the primary corn-producing area in […]

Great River Energy honored for mercury control technology

EPRI Technology Transfer Award recognizes leadership in applying new electric industry technology PRI’s Dr. Ramsay Chang, who led development of the SAP process, presents the award to Greg Archer, environmental administrator, Great River Energy. Great River Energy’s full-scale test of a promising mercury-control technology yielded results that could dramatically improve the environmental performance of coal […]