GM's group vice president for Global Powertrain and Quality, Tom Stephens, spoke yesterday at the US BioEnergy ethanol plant in Woodbury, Michigan. Earlier, we brought you a video of some folks from US BioEnergy on how the plant and company operate. Now, here's GM's view on how to use all that ethanol. Stephens cites the two biggies - energy independence and less CO2 released into the air - as reasons GM is supporting ethanol so much (see, for example, this post and this one), but he makes it cl
On Thursday, US BioEnergy will open a new ethanol plant in Woodbury, Michigan. The Michigan plant will be able to produce 50 million gallons per year from 16 million bushels of corn. Right now, US BioEnergy Corporation operates two ethanol plants and has two additional ethanol plants under construction.