Ground was broken recently in South Dakota on a jet fuel refinery that is expected to cost an estimated $1 billion.
The plant will be constructed by Gevo, a sustainable fuel production company. At least 1,000 workers will be needed for construction and eventually the plant will employ nearly 90 long-term workers.
Gevo has partnered with Juhl Energy and EnTech Energy Center to build 20 wind turbines and a solar farm, generating and storing the energy necessary to turn corn into jet fuel reported the Watertown Public Opinion.
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