Western Dubuque

Western Dubuque Biodiesel Plant

Farley, IA

This plant is a 30 million gallon per year automated pre-treatment and transesterification process facility converting soybean oil to biodiesel. The facility includes rail and truck receiving and load-out, a 2 million gallon finished product storage capacity, process buildings, site utilities – steam generation and cooling tower, fire protection loop, hazardous material (methanol) safety systems, and employee facilities. The fast track design-build project achieved spec product at 100% nameplate capacity in less than one week after start-up.


Renewable Energy Group


Todd & Sargent


30 million per year