FRANKLIN, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eco-Energy Distribution Services, a leading biofuel supply chain company, is pleased to announce the opening of its ethanol unit train distribution facility in Charlotte, NC. The facility, which connects to Kinder Morgan Southeast Terminals, LLC’s Charlotte 3 Terminal, is located within the terminal complex in Charlotte and is equipped to receive 96 tank cars via the CSX Railway. The facility has ethanol distribution capability via pipeline connection and/or tank truck delivery to all area gasoline blending locations. The Charlotte facility is Eco-Energy’s ninth ethanol distribution terminal to open since 2012.
“Eco-Energy is proud of our accomplishment and appreciative of our partners in Charlotte. The industry has desired a solution in this market for many years and we have finally delivered one of the most efficient operations in the U.S. Both shippers and end users will benefit from an improved ethanol supply chain into this growing market. Eco is continuing to invest where we can create efficiency and develop infrastructure that is prepared for future growth beyond 10% blends,” stated Joshua Bailey, Eco-Energy’s Chief Executive Officer.