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Enerkem: Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee, “Transformative inorganic catalyst”

This is the official Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee page for Enerkem, nominated in the “Transformative inorganic catalyst” category for its methanol process platform Voting Rules All voting is exclusively via social media this year. To vote, simply click on the Tweet, Like or Share link in on this page. Each tweet, like or share will count […]

March 9, 2014 More

Enerkem’s Mississippi MSW-to-ethanol plant remains stalled

In Mississippi, the proposed Enerkem MSW-to-ethanol plant in Pontotoc remains delayed, five years after the project was still announced. The company says it still has ever intention of developing the project that is based on its 10 million gallon per year facility in Edmonton, Alberta. Several million dollars have been invested in the project so […]

February 26, 2014 More

Enerkem: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

Company description: Enerkem develops biofuels and chemicals from waste. With its proprietary thermochemical technology, Enerkem converts abundantly available municipal solid waste (mixed textiles, plastics, fibers, wood and other non-recyclable waste materials) into chemical-grade syngas, and then methanol, ethanol and other chemical intermediates that form everyday products. By using waste instead of fossil fuels, Enerkem addresses […]

February 12, 2014 More

Mike Robe visits Enerkem’s cellulosic biofuels project in Canada

Now back from his starring role in The Fast and the P.Furiosus. He’s smart, he’s cool, he’s the world’s smallest post-doc; he’s not a bacterium, he’s a one-celled Clooney. Mike tweets: “At Enerkem Alberta, a gem. Only 1 complaint, 15 mi from Hooters. RU serious? Like I move faster than 100 µm/s.” Has Mike visited […]

January 14, 2014 More

LanzaTech, Sapphire Energy, Gevo, Enerkem CEOs commit to ABLC 2014

Holmgren, Warner, Gruber, Chornet to address “Hot Companies: The Global Growth Perspective” on opening morning of ABLC 2014. In Florida, Biofuels Digest announced that LanzaTech CEO Jennifer Holmgren, Sapphire Energy CEO Cynthia “CJ ” Warner, Gevo CEO Pat Grubner and Enerkem CEO Vincent Chornet will present addresses on ABLC 2014′s opening morning — under the […]

January 9, 2014 More

McFly! Enerkem begins commissioning of garbage-to-fuels commercial plant in Alberta

In Back to the Future, waste-to-energy fuel systems were supposed to be common by 2015.  Looks like 2014 might be the better date. Here’s Enerkem, going commercial, to show the way. In Canada, Enerkem announced that commissioning is underway at its commercial-scale municipal waste-to-biofuels and chemicals facility in Edmonton. Construction of the facility is nearing […]

December 5, 2013 More

Enerkem begins commissioning at Edmonton facility

In Canada, Enerkem has announced that commissioning is gradually beginning at its full-scale municipal waste-to-biofuels and chemicals facility in Edmonton. This update was shared by Enerkem’s CEO at the Canadian Renewable Fuels Summit currently being held in Montreal. Construction of the facility is nearing completion and Enerkem will complete the commissioning during the next few months. […]

December 4, 2013 More

The Chalice from the Palace: Canada’s NextGen Biofuels Fund backs Enerkem, Greenfield cellulosic ethanol project

After a long period of project development and project selection, the NextGen Biofuels Fund identifies what it believes is the “brew that is true” In Canada, sprightly news arrives from the north, that Sustainable Technology Development Canada, through its NextGen Biofuels Fund, could be investing just shy of $40 million in the Vanerco project – […]

September 30, 2013 More

Hottest Companies: Enerkem

Voting for Enerkem in the Hot 50 or Hot 30 Rankings You can vote on the web for this company in the 50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy or the 30 Hottest Companies in Biobased Chemicals and Materials — by clicking on the icons above to “Like” or “Tweet” this page. Any web votes you record […]

August 25, 2013 More

Enerkem closes $50 million financing round

In Canada, Enerkem has closed a CAD $50 million financing round. Investissement Quebec joined Waste Management of Canada, among other investors, as the company’s equity investment raised in 2013 now comes in at USD $87 million. Said Vincent Chornet, president and CEO of Enerkem, “As we are finalizing the construction of the Enerkem Alberta Biofuels […]

June 21, 2013 More