Tag: Edmonton

Edmonton falls short of waste diversion and biofuel goals

Edmonton falls short of waste diversion and biofuel goals

February 3, 2018 |

In Canada, a garbage audit shows that the city of Edmonton is not meeting its waste diversion goals, partially due to Enerkem’s biofuels project not running at full capacity. Enerkem turns Edmonton’s municipal solid waste into methanol and ethanol. The audit report also shows that the amount of waste diverted from the landfill has declined […]

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Enerkem and Edmonton in legal disputes with six suppliers

Enerkem and Edmonton in legal disputes with six suppliers

March 28, 2016 |

In Canada, Enerkem is being sued by six suppliers, and four subcontractors that worked for a bankrupt seventh supplier for C$7.4 million while eight of them are also suing the City of Edmonton. The company and city have engaged in several countersuits as well. The MSW-to-biofuel plant was meant to produce ethanol beginning in 2012 […]

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Enerkem starts “drop-in” fuels R&D

Enerkem starts “drop-in” fuels R&D

May 15, 2013 |

Also, next-gen waste-to-biofuels biofuels pioneer expects to reach commissioning stage by summer at first commercial plant In Canada, Enerkem announced that the Canadian government will contribute $1.1 million to a project developing new catalytic processes for the conversion of waste into “drop-in” biofuels. These “drop-in” biofuels are fully interchangeable with hydrocarbon fuels, such as conventional […]

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