POET Expands Biorefinery to Produce Pellets
$5 million in upgrades to Michell, SD, facility
The Daily Republic reports POET Biorefining, Mitchell, SD, broke ground on about $5 million in upgrades to expand equipment on site to produce its Dakota Gold ProPellets. The pellets use distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) made in the process of making ethanol and can be consumed easily by animals.
The construction at the facility in northern Davison County near Loomis will include a 20-by-40 foot building for the pellet mill and four small bins to hold the pellets. Plans also call for an additional fermentor and an extension of the existing fermentor building on the property. Updates should be finished around Labor Day.
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