03 Jun '11, 9am

Canadian Company Turns Garbage Into Fuel

Canadian Company Turns Garbage Into Fuel

The Edmonton plant is scheduled to be commissioned in 2012. The feedstock used to produce methanol and ethanol will be post-sorted Municipal Solid Waste (MSW), and it will have a capacity of 10 million gallons a year. Enerkem signed a 25-year agreement with the City of Edmonton to build and operate the plant, the first agreement in the world between a city and a biofuel producer to create ethanol from municipal solid waste. The City of Edmonton will supply the plant with a minimum of 100,000 tons of MSW a year. The plant was selected to receive $3.35 million from Alberta Energy and also received a $23 million grant from the Alberta government.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/06/canadian-company-turn...

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