Enerkem Announces Construction Start on Advanced Energy Research Facility in Edmonton, Alberta
The research facility is part of a comprehensive waste-to-biofuels initiative, which also includes a commercial waste-to-biofuels facility, to be built by Enerkem GreenField Alberta Biofuels, and a municipal waste processing facility, being built by the
The research facility, a collaboration between Enerkem, the
“Enerkem is proud to take part in this unprecedented project that will keep more waste out of landfills, will reduce GHG emissions and will allow for the production of green transportation fuels,” said Vincent Chornet, President and Chief Executive Officer of Enerkem. “The joint energy research facility and our commercial waste-to-biofuels production facility, demonstrate our company’s leading position in waste processing and in the production of advanced biofuels.”
Enerkem will conduct some of its advanced research at this research facility, which will be led by Dr.
Enerkem (www.enerkem.com) is a leading waste-to-biofuels and green chemicals technology company. It has developed a unique gasification, sequential gas conditioning and catalysis technology platform, capable of using a mix of feedstock, such as sorted municipal solid waste, forest biomass and agricultural residues. The company is headquartered in
About Alberta Energy Research Institute (AERI)
The mission of the Alberta Energy Research Institute (www.aeri.ab.ca) is to increase the energy industry’s capacity to develop and adapt innovative technologies that maximize the value of
SOURCE Enerkem Inc.