Enerkem Announces Construction Start of World’s First Municipal Waste-to-Biofuels Facility in Edmonton, Alberta
Enerkem’s advanced biofuels plant, which will be located in
“This groundbreaking marks the launch of a transformative project and leads the first wave of commercial-scale advanced biofuels plants in
By replacing a portion of the petroleum fuels currently used and by avoiding the methane emissions created during waste decomposition in landfills, Enerkem’s advanced biofuels facility will reduce
The advanced biofuels facility will create more than 180 direct and indirect jobs during the operations, construction and engineering phases. It will contribute to the Canadian and Albertan Renewable Fuel Standards. The plant is scheduled to start operating towards the end of 2011. www.edmontonbiofuels.ca
Enerkem is a leading waste-to-biofuels company. Its proprietary clean technology converts waste, such as unrecyclable household garbage, demolition debris and residues from used utility poles, into clean transportation fuels and advanced chemicals. Founded in 2000, the company currently operates two plants in
High resolution photos will be available in the Image section of this web page, shortly following the event: http://www.edmontonbiofuels.ca/resources
SOURCE Enerkem Inc.