Enerkem is a leader in the development and production of advanced biofuels and green chemicals. The company is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, and has engineering offices in Sherbrooke, Quebec. Enerkem's gasification, sequential gas conditioning and catalysis technology converts sorted municipal solid waste, as well as forest and agricultural residues into second generation transportation fuels and green chemicals. The company has a pilot plant in operation since 2003 in Sherbrooke, Quebec. Its first commercial-scale ethanol plant based in Westbury, Quebec, is entering start-up phase and the company will soon begin the construction of a third plant in Edmonton, Alberta, that will transform sorted household waste into ethanol for cars, buses and trucks. Enerkem is a private company financed by US venture capital firms Rho Ventures and Braemar Energy Ventures, the Canadian investment fund BDR Capital and the Company's management.
- Industry : Chemistry
News about Enerkem
06-Mar-2019 | business & finance
W2C Rotterdam project welcomes Shell as partner
Shell joins as equity partner with Air Liquide, Enerkem, Nouryon and the Port of Rotterdam
19-Feb-2018 | business & finance
Initial funding to kick off waste-to-chemistry project in Rotterdam
A consortium of companies comprising Air Liquide, AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals, Enerkem and the Port of Rotterdam has signed a project development ...
24-Jan-2018 | business & finance
Enerkem and Sinobioway Group create a joint venture to build over 100 biofuel facilities in China
Enerkem Inc. announced it has signed an agreement with Sinobioway Group worth over C$125M in the form of equity investment in Enerkem Inc., future licenses ...
08-Jun-2015 | business & finance
Waste-to-chemicals consortium boosted by new partners
A major Dutch initiative designed to investigate how waste can be used as a raw material to produce chemicals has more than doubled in size since being ...
12-Jun-2012 | research and development
Enerkem begins ethanol production from waste at its demonstration facility in Westbury, Québec
Enerkem Inc. announced the initial production of cellulosic ethanol from waste materials at its demonstration facility in Westbury, Québec.“The start of ...
02-Feb-2012 | people
Enerkem appoints new board member
Enerkem announced that Carl Rush, Senior Vice President of Organic Growth for Waste Management, Inc., joined its board of directors. Mr. Rush joined Waste ...
08-Nov-2011 | people
Enerkem expands its board of directors
Enerkem Inc. announced that Anton de Vries has joined its board of directors. Mr. de Vries is a seasoned fuels and chemicals executive with more than three ...