Corn Grinding For VA Ethanol Plant To Begin

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 10:39am
Associated Press

HOPEWELL, Va. (AP) — A partner in a revived ethanol plant in Hopewell plans to begin grinding corn for the operation this month.

Scolular Company will procure corn, operate grain facilities on the site and market a major byproduct.

The Progress-Index ( ) reports that Scolular is in the process of buying corn and obtaining contracts.

Scolular is partnering with Vireol Bio Energy LLC, which plans to invest $26.2 million to begin production at the plant. The operation will create 72 jobs.

Osage Bio Energy completed the plant but decided to abandon it because of unfavorable market conditions.


Share this Story

You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.