Mothballed Grafton, N.D., ethanol plant could reopen by fall

March 5, 2012 at 10:54 am in Grand Forks Herald

Plant, under new ownership, would turn sugar beets into fuel as early as fallEnergae LP, an energy investment group based in Clear Lake, Iowa, has signed a purchase agreement to buy the mothballed Grafton facility from Northeast Energy LLC, according to Jerry Krause, a general partner in Energae. The company expects to launch a search for North Dakota investors within the next couple of weeks, he said. Continue Reading