ethanol producer. The company produces 350 million litres a year of
fuel ethanol at its plants in Chatham and Tiverton, Ontario and
Varennes, Quebec. Its largest plant to date, a 200 million litre
facility in Johnstown, Ontario, will be operational in December 2008.
Another plant is in development in Hensall, Ontario. GreenField is
actively involved in the development of biochemical process technology
to produce cellulosic ethanol at its state of the art research
facilities in Chatham, Ontario. The company is also working with
Enerkem Inc. to build thermochemical cellulosic ethanol plants.
GreenField's ethanol is available at more than 1,300 gas stations
- Enerkem (http://www.enerkem.com) is a leader in the development and production
of next generation biofuels. It 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, agricultural and forest residues
into cellulosic ethanol and other biofuels. The company has operated a
pilot plant since 2003 and is currently building another commercial-
scale cellulosic ethanol production plant in Westbury, Canada. The
company is backed financially by Braemar Energy Ventures, Solidarity
Fund QFL and Rho Ventures.
About the City of Edmonton
- The City of Edmonton (http://www.edmonton.ca) is at the forefront of waste
management practices having established the leading Edmonton Waste
Management Centre (EWMC) and associated Centre of Excellence. The EWM
|SOURCE Enerkem Inc.|
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