Enerkem Announces Funding from Alberta Energy for Its Edmonton Waste-to-Biofuels Facility
(Enerkem) Enerkem announced that it has been selected by Alberta Energy to receive funding for its future Edmonton waste-to-biofuels facility, operated under the name of Enerkem GreenField Alberta Biofuels.
The $3.35 million funding will come from the Biorefining Commercialization and Market Development Program. This program is designed to stimulate investment in Alberta’s bio energy sector through the construction of ethanol, biodiesel and biogas facilities in the province. This funding is in addition to the $20 million financial contribution made by Enerkem’s partners in this project, the City of Edmonton and Alberta Innovates – Energy and Environment Solutions. Enerkem’s Edmonton biofuels project was announced in 2008 and received its environmental permit in 2009. READ MORE