Tag: Waste Management

ENVIA Energy’s GTL plant is underway, produces first biofuels

ENVIA Energy’s GTL plant is underway, produces first biofuels

February 7, 2017 |

In Oklahoma, the team behind the ENVIA Energy gas-to-liquids plant confirmed that the first Fischer-Tropsch product has been successfully produced at the company’s first commercial-scale plant in Oklahoma City. What makes it special is that the source is landfill gas and waste biomass. It’s been used for some times for the CNG vehicle market — […]

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Energy Capital Partners acquires Wheelabrator for $1.94 billion

Energy Capital Partners acquires Wheelabrator for $1.94 billion

December 22, 2014 |

In New Hampshire, Energy Capital Partners has closed on its acquisition of Wheelabrator Technologies for $1.94 billion. Wheelabrator, acquired from Waste Management, has 15 waste-to-electricity facilities that produce 768 MW per year. A new energy-from-waste facility is under construction in the U.K. and is scheduled to begin operations in 2015. They also recover metals from […]

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Velocys, Waste Management, NRG and Ventech give green light for first commercial gas-to-liquids plant

Velocys, Waste Management, NRG and Ventech give green light for first commercial gas-to-liquids plant

August 3, 2014 |

In Ohio, Velocys advises that the final investment decision has been made to proceed with construction of a commercial GTL plant using the Company’s technology. The project is being funded by a joint venture (JV) between Waste Management, NRG Energy, Ventech Engineers International and Velocys, formed to develop a series of GTL plants in the […]

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Waste Management: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

Waste Management: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

April 6, 2014 |

Waste Management is the largest environmental solutions provider in North America, serving more than 20 million customers in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. WM is committed to developing new waste solutions that can help communities and organizations achieve their green goals, including zero waste. With the largest network of recycling facilities, transfer stations and […]

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Waste Management shifts investment strategy away from startups

Waste Management shifts investment strategy away from startups

January 2, 2014 |

In Texas, Waste Management is looking to invest in commercial stage technologies rather than startups as it looks to de-risk its portfolio. The company has pulled out of some of 25 total investments it has made since 2007 in the past 12-18 months. The company said in 2012 it had invested between $300 million and […]

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The Hottest Slides in Bioenergy: Part IV

The Hottest Slides in Bioenergy: Part IV

October 29, 2013 |

From the leaders in bioenergy and chemicals—  the real issues and trends. In California, ABLC-Next has concluded for this year — and industry leadership in R&D, commercialization, policy and finance will reconvene at ABLC 2014 — the Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference — in Washington DC on April 21-23 of next year. Between now and then, […]

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Waste Management busts a move in biofuels’ Hot Partners Poll

Waste Management busts a move in biofuels’ Hot Partners Poll

June 13, 2013 |

In Florida, voting is now underway in the 2013 Hot Partners competition, and will continue through Friday June 14 at 5pm EDT. As the competition enters its final two days of voting, Waste Management took the lead in Feedstocks (gases and residues), while Dupont continues to make a race of it with CocaCola in Strategic customers […]

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Hot Partners voting underway: Harris Group, Coca-Cola, Chemtex, Novozymes, Waste Management, Propel, NREL among the leaders

Hot Partners voting underway: Harris Group, Coca-Cola, Chemtex, Novozymes, Waste Management, Propel, NREL among the leaders

May 22, 2013 |

In Florida, voting is now underway in the 2013 Hot Partners competition, and will continue through Friday June 14 at 5pm EDT. In the bio-based world, that means partners, and plenty of them. Who are the best? Who’s the hottest? That’s what the Hottest Partners in Bioenergy and Bio-based Products rankings are all about. Voting is open to all […]

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Enerkem raises $37.5M for landmark waste-to-biofuels plant in Edmonton

Enerkem raises $37.5M for landmark waste-to-biofuels plant in Edmonton

January 17, 2013 |

The long and sometimes perilous journey to financing Enerkem’s first commercial project appears to have reached the sunny shores of Completionland. We look at what it took. In Canada, Enerkem announced that it has closed a $37.5 million financing with Waste Management of Canada Corporation, a subsidiary of Waste Management, and EB Investments for Enerkem […]

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Advanced biofuels pioneer Terrabon files for chapter 7 bankruptcy: One-off or trend?

Advanced biofuels pioneer Terrabon files for chapter 7 bankruptcy: One-off or trend?

September 10, 2012 |

Closely-watched green gasoline producer collapses as Waste Management declines next financing round. What does it mean for companies like Fulcrum Bioenergy, Enerkem, Agilyx, Agnion, Renmatix, Genomatica, and InEnTec? The Digest looks at the inside story. In Texas, Terrabon filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection; the company’s operations will cease and a trustee will be tasked […]

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