WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Growth Energy, the largest trade association for U.S. ethanol producers and supporters, welcomed Western New York Energy LLC as its newest member. Western New York Energy is located in Medina, N.Y.
“We are excited that Western New York Energy has joined the Growth Energy team,” said Growth Energy CEO Tom Buis. “Western New York Energy is an outstanding, locally owned company that provides jobs for the people of New York that cannot be outsourced, reduces our dangerous dependence on foreign oil and improves our environment.”
Michael Sawyer, President and CEO of Western New York Energy, commended the partnership stating, “By joining Growth Energy, we will be able to further our mission of developing the full potential of western New York’s renewable resources and solidify our commitment to clean, renewable and domestic energy.”
Western New York Energy LLC processes approximately 20 million bushels of corn into over 55 million gallons of ethanol annually, which is blended with gasoline throughout western New York. The facility also produces 160,000 tons of highly nutritious animal feed for the region.
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