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U.S. Biodiesel Plant Production Capacity

Release Date:  September 3, 2021   |   Next Release Date: September 2022

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The U.S. Biodiesel Plant Production Capacity report contains data for U.S. biodiesel plants, as of January 1, 2021.

Detailed annual production capacity by plant is available in XLS format.

U.S. Biodiesel Plant Production Capacity as of January 1, 2021
PAD District Number of Plants Production Capacity
(MMgal/year) (Mb/d)
PADD 1 13 152 10
PADD 2 37 1,483 97
PADD 3 15 580 38
PADD 4 0 0 0
PADD 5 10 194 13
U.S. Total 75 2,409 157

Biodiesel Production Capacity is intended to measure estimated gallons of biodiesel that a plant is capable of producing over a period of one year (365 consecutive days) starting on the first day of each report month.

Note: Totals may not equal sum of components due to independent rounding.

Source: Form EIA-819, Monthly Report of Biofuels, Fuels from Non-Biogenic Wastes, Fuel Oxygenates, Isooctane, and Isooctene.
State Plants Annual capacity
(million gallons per year)
Alabama 1 20
Alaska 1 0
Arizona 1 2
Arkansas 3 115
California 5 67
Connecticut 1 33
Georgia 2 22
Hawaii 1 6
Illinois 4 174
Indiana 3 107
Iowa 10 460
Kansas 1 60
Kentucky 2 56
Maine 1 1
Massachusetts 1 1
Michigan 2 15
Minnesota 3 85
Mississippi 3 101
Missouri 7 243
New Hampshire 1 8
North Carolina 1 2
North Dakota 1 85
Ohio 1 91
Oklahoma 1 38
Oregon 2 12
Pennsylvania 2 64
Rhode Island 1 7
South Carolina 1 5
Tennessee 1 36
Texas 7 344
Virginia 2 7
Washington 1 107
Wisconsin 2 33