01 Jun '11, 6pm

Garbage-to-Energy Venture Gains Momentum

Turning Garbage Into Car Fuel? Venture Gains Momentum By MATTHEW L. WALD Enerkem Enerkem, led by Vincent Chornet, has started up a plant near Sherbrooke, Quebec, that converts waste into motor fuel, with a capacity of 1.3 million gallons a year,. The most challenging yet potentially most profitable part of alternative energy –- making fuel for cars and trucks -– is attracting attention from a mainstream fuel supplier and a trash hauler. Enerkem , a Montreal company that makes ethanol from old utility poles and household garbage, will announce Wednesday that a major independent oil refiner, Valero , has made its first investment in the company, and Waste Management, a trash-hauling company is raising its stake. With $60 million in new financing, total investment in Enerkem will reach $130 million. Enerkem is starting up a plant near Sherbrooke, Quebec, that it says is comme...

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Turning Garbage Into Car Fuel? Venture Gains Momentum By MATTHEW L. WALD Enerkem Enerkem, led by Vincent Chornet, has star...

Garbage-to-Energy Venture Gains Momentum

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Turning Garbage Into Car Fuel? Venture Gains Momentum By MATTHEW L. WALD Enerkem Enerkem, led by Vincent Chornet, has star...

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