Company: Western New York Energy, LLC
IOU: Niagara Mohawk
Business Activity: Manufacture of fuel ethanol
Project Description: The company plans to construct a new ethanol manufacturing plant and install new equipment for manufacturing ethanol and for producing distillers’ grain for livestock feed.
Prior Application: No
Existing Allocations: None
Power Request: 7,000 kW
Power Recommended: 5,000 kW
Existing 0 jobs
New 50 jobs
New Jobs/Power Ratio: 10 jobs/MW
New Jobs -
Avg. Wage and Benefits $56,000
Capital Investment: $78,000,000
Capital Investment/MW $ 15,600,000/MW
Summary: The plant is designed to produce 55 million gallons per year of ethanol for use as an automotive fuel additive. The plant would also produce 175,000 tons/year of distillers’ grain for livestock feed and 125,000 tons of carbon dioxide for the beverage industries and other industrial use. Eighty percent of the facility’s output would be sold in New York State.