Renewable Fuels Lending & Financing

The needs of renewable fuel developers are unique, and First National stands apart in its understanding of this crucial and still-emerging industry. We provide financing to more than 20 percent of the nation's ethanol plants, as well as several that are still under construction. The industry knows our reputation as an expert in serving its needs, and trusts us to see it through from groundbreaking all the way to production and ongoing operations. Talk to First National today to take advantage of our experience serving the renewable fuel industry.


  • Experienced: Pioneering renewable fuel financing since the early 1900s, First National is one of the largest and most experienced lenders to the renewable fuels industry.
  • Commitment: Offering a dedicated finance team to serve the industry.
  • Focused On You: Building relationships, not just transactions.
  • Capable: Superior project finance facilitation - from groundbreaking to the first gallon produced.
  • Flexible: Willingness to create a customized financing package, regardless of project size.