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Bioenergy Day Celebration at Koda Energy

Koda Energy celebrated the 6thAnnual Bioenergy Day this Wednesday at their facilities on the Rahr Malting campus in Shakopee, Minnesota. Fellow renewable and bioenergy businesses attended to present their contribution to the environment. Doors opened at 9am and the event went to 3pm, complete with tours of the Koda Energy plant, presentations, and food provided by Woodmaster. According to their final numbers, they had made approximately 430 hamburgers for attendees using their wood pellet grill. Dem Con presented a virtual reality tour of their recycling plant in Shakopee, MN, allowing attendees to try on VR goggles and fly through their plant while learning about their recycling process. Rahr and BSG, partners w/ Koda and have their facilities run off of Koda Energy’s renewable power, attended as well. BSG brought and passed out beer from Bad Weather Brewing, who receive their malt from Rahr’s bioenergy-run plant, to prove that environmentally friendly beer just tastes better. In total, fifteen entities set up information tables at the event to provide attendees with information about what they do, and how they work with bioenergy.

This year’s annual Bioenergy Day video highlighted Koda Energy’s commitment to the environment with special contributions made by the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, along with the Rahr Corporation and Heating the Midwest. Watch to find out how Koda Energy’s dedication to bioenergy contributes to the environment, the community, and the craft brewing industry.