Terra Grain Fuels Ethanol Plant
The Terra Grain Fuels Ethanol plant in Belle Plaine was built to produce 150MLPY of fuel grade ethanol. This is the largest wheat based ethanol plant in North America. It was a design build project incorporating unique electrical systems and modifications that was completed in early 2008. EllisDon/VCM Joint Venture was the general contractor, with Alliance Energy being responsible for the electrical design and construction. Alliance Energy completed the construction of a 138kv substation, 25kv owner operated loop, 5kv & 600v distribution system, and 2100kW of emergency power generation. The main power distribution supplied a complete electrical and instrumentation installed by Alliance Energy.