WASHINGTON — The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) today welcomed its third new member this month: Redfield Energy, LLC of Redfield, South Dakota.
Dana Siefkes-Lewis, Chief Administrative Officer for Redfield Energy, explained the appeal of the RFA.
“RFA’s success is driven by the deep engagement of its members. Regardless of size — large or small, publicly-traded or farmer-owned — every company has a vote and voice. We look forward to our involvement, in particular, with RFA’s technical, co-products, safety and environmental committees. We are excited to be part of an open dialogue within the industry about the expanding, innovative, diverse future of renewable fuels.”
“We will have a seat at the table and warm welcome ready for Redfield Energy at our next Board meeting. It will be helpful to hear firsthand their production experiences and innovative ideas. Today, the chorus supporting the Renewable Fuel Standard and E15 just got a little stronger and a little louder. RFA welcomes Redfield Energy”, said Bob Dinneen, RFA’s President and CEO.
Redfield Energy, LLC (RE) is a 55 million gallon per year ethanol production facility located two miles north of Redfield, S.D. It employs 43 full-time employees. It is a dry mill plant that became operational in April of 2007. On Feb. 3, 2013, RE produced its 300 millionth gallon of ethanol. RE is a South Dakota LLC comprised of 850 members. It processes approximately 20 million bushels of corn into ethanol a year and produces approximately 162,000 tons of modified wet and dried distillers grain, which is sold to the local and West Coast markets.