Iowa biodiesel plant purchased by mega energy company

Tenaska, a leading independent energy company, announced that it has acquired the assets of the biodiesel production company, Clinton County Bio Energy (CCBE) in Clinton, Iowa, from a local group of investors.

CCBE was the first company to develop in the Lincolnway Air & Rail Park. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The assets include a 10 million gallon per year biodiesel refinery in Clinton that produces B100 quality biodiesel meeting ASTM D-6751 specifications. The plant recently installed a resin-based pretreatment system that allows the use of higher FFA feedstock such as corn oil.»