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Aberdeen Energy to host groundbreaking ceremonies

Posted on September 20, 2006

Groundbreaking ceremonies for Aberdeen Energy, LLC, a new 100 million gallon per year ethanol facility, will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 21. The ceremony will be held at the plant site located 12 miles east of Ipswich, S.D., along U.S. Hwy.12.

Featured speakers at the event include:

• The Honorable Governor Michael Rounds

• Bob Dineen, Renewable Fuels Association

• Kristin Brekke, American Coalition for Ethanol

• Ronald Fagen, Fagen Inc.

• David Vander Griend, ICM, Inc.

In case of inclement weather, groundbreaking ceremonies will be held at the Ipswich High School Gym in Ipswich, S.D.

Subject to financing, dirt work is set for this fall on the Aberdeen plant with Fagen, Inc. mobilizing for construction in early 2007. The plant is expected to be under construction for an estimated 14-18 months with start up in early-to-mid 2008. GLE, which is wholly owned by the Glacial Lakes Corn Processors (GLCP) cooperative, will be the owner and manager in the new plants.

For more information contact Glacial Lakes Energy in Watertown at 605-882-8480.

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