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Enerkem Alberta Biofuels Project

Economic Sector
Waste Management
Environmental Benefits
Climate changeClean airClean soil
Status
Active
Consortium members
Enerkem Biofuels Alberta LPCity of EdmontonEnerkem Inc
Year Approved
2015
Year Announced
2015
SDTC Funding
$10,350,000
Leveraged Funding
$33,232,813
Total Project Value
$43,582,813

Lead organization:

Enerkem Alberta Biofuels LP

Description:

Enerkem Inc. intends to build, own, and operate a commercial next generation cellulosic ethanol plant capable of converting 100,000 Bone Dry Metric Tons (BDMT) of sorted Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) into 38 million litres of cellulosic ethanol. The Project will utilize thermochemical gasification process technology developed by Enerkem and is sited adjacent to the City of Edmonton Integrated Waste Management Centre (EWMC). In addition to producing ethanol the facility will have the capability to provide bio-methanol as a co-product.

Location:

Alberta
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