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Our History

Front Range Energy, LLC was founded in July of 2004 to construct and operate a state-of-the-art 40 million gallon dry mill ethanol plant in Weld County Colorado.
Front Range Energy, LLC was formed by Dan A. Sanders and Dan R. Sanders of Gresham, Oregon. After several feasibility and site studies a final site was located off of The Great Western Railroad’s
short line in Windsor, Colorado.
ICM, Inc. of Colwich, Kansas was chosen as the design engineer and general contractor for Front Range Energy, LLC. ICM, Inc. is the premier design-build contractor in the ethanol industry and has been involved in the majority of today’s successful ethanol plants.


Front Range Energy, LLC completed permitting and broke ground in September of 2005 and started producing ethanol in May of 2006.





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