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Fiberight breaks ground while PERC appeals permits decision

Fiberight breaks ground while PERC appeals permits decision

October 31, 2016 |

In Maine, Fiberight has broken ground on its MSW-to-ethanol facility despite the company allegedly having failed to secure all of its construction financing required. The company is still awaiting the final resolution of its appeal to finalize permits from the state’s department of environmental protection. Penobscot Energy Recovery Co., that currently processes the waste from […]

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Fiberight’s competitors in Maine sue state to overturn licenses

Fiberight’s competitors in Maine sue state to overturn licenses

August 18, 2016 |

In Maine, owners of the Penobscot Energy Recovery Company have sued the Maine Department of Environmental Protection in an attempt to overturn the licenses granted to Fiberight for construction of a MSW-to-ethanol plant that would be a direct competitor to its business. The suit filed in Kennebec County Superior Court outlines seven grievances it believes […]

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Fiberight receives final permits for Maine MSW-to-fuel plant

Fiberight receives final permits for Maine MSW-to-fuel plant

July 20, 2016 |

In Maine, Fiberight has received the final permits from the Department of Environmental Protection for its proposed MSW-to-fuel plant in Hampden where it plans to process the waste from 100 communities in the state. Those opposed to the project called for a public hearing on the project but the calls came nearly a year after […]

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Fiberight needs another 73,000 tons of MSW committed for Maine facility

Fiberight needs another 73,000 tons of MSW committed for Maine facility

May 3, 2016 |

In Maine, communities now have until June 30 to pledge their MSW to Fiberight’s planned facility in Hampden after only 75 communities representing 78,000 tons of garbage per year signed up before the May 1 deadline. That’s about half of what is required to making the facility economically viable. Currently 187 communities send 200,000 tons […]

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Fiberight fighting against fear to get first commercial biogas plant done

Fiberight fighting against fear to get first commercial biogas plant done

April 7, 2016 |

In Maine, Fiberight is coming up against a wall with local authorities in its attempt to build a $67 million waste-to-biogas processing plant that would process the organic waste from 187 communities. Despite offering a cheaper financial option to the communities for their waste disposal as well as offering them ownership in the project, the […]

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Fiberight secures major equity investor for Maine trash-to-ethanol project

Fiberight secures major equity investor for Maine trash-to-ethanol project

December 21, 2015 |

In Maine, Fiberight has teamed with Covanta Energy Corp. on a major 15-year deal where the company will invest a major equity stake in the planned $69 million trash-to-ethanol facility in Hamden as well as build and operate it. The company owns 40 other waste-to-energy facilities. The planned facility would produce fuel from 150,000 tons […]

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UK innovation center helping Fiberight to get its MSW-to-sugar technology to market

UK innovation center helping Fiberight to get its MSW-to-sugar technology to market

August 27, 2015 |

In the UK, the Wilton-based Centre for Process Innovation along with over partners is helping Fiberight to fine tune its MSW to sugars production process through a $1.5 million project that will span the next 12 months. The CPI says Fiberight’s process is the closest of its kind to market in the UK. The company […]

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China voters mull support for Fiberight waste-to-energy project (China, Maine, that is)

China voters mull support for Fiberight waste-to-energy project (China, Maine, that is)

July 28, 2015 |

In Maine, the Board of Selectmen for the township of China are looking at supporting the Fiberight waste-to-energy project planned for Hampden, Maine, when their trash contract with Penobscot Energy Recovery Company expires in 2018. The town said that the Municipal Review Committee, which coordinates activities between 187 towns that send trash to the PERC […]

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Fiberight: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Fiberight: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

May 6, 2015 |

Fiberight is a privately held company founded in 2007 with current operations in Virginia, Maryland and Iowa. The company focuses on transforming post-recycled municipal solid wastes and other organic feedstocks into next generation renewable biofuels, with cellulosic ethanol and renewable compressed natural gas as core products. Pilot plant facilities have been on-going during 2008-2009. In […]

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Fiberight puts MSW-to-ethanol on hold in Iowa and opts for bio-CNG instead

Fiberight puts MSW-to-ethanol on hold in Iowa and opts for bio-CNG instead

April 20, 2015 |

In Iowa, Fiberight is switching gears and rather than build a garbage-to-ethanol facility at a mothballed ethanol plant in Blairsville, the company will instead produce biogas for CNG from the garbage. The move comes as a result of federal credits for creating on-site biogas while attracting investment for MSW-to-ethanol is very difficult at the moment. […]

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