Navigation Links
Enerkem Named an Emerging Cleantech Leader in Canada
Date:10/24/2009

MONTREAL, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ - Enerkem, a leading waste-to-biofuels technology company, was honored today as one of Corporate Knights 2009 Next 10 Emerging Cleantech Leaders. Vincent Chornet, Chief Executive Officer and President of Enerkem, joined the other Cleantech companies at today's Toronto Stock Exchange opening for the announcement of the winners.

The Cleantech Next 10 list features Canada's best privately held companies in the Cleantech sector. These leaders were chosen based on innovation of approach, clear business objectives, business problem solving, and potential for breaking through. The selection was made by an advisory panel of Canada's principal authorities on cleantech.

"Enerkem is grateful to have been recognized as one of this year's most promising Canadian cleantech companies," said Vincent Chornet, Chief Executive Officer and President, Enerkem. "It is extremely encouraging to be acknowledged for our innovative technology, our business approach and our clear goals for solving today's environmental and energy challenges. We are committed to helping communities and municipalities reach their goals by using non-recyclable waste as a resource to fuel our cars."

This is the third year Corporate Knights recognizes Cleantech companies in the industry. Founded in 2002, Corporate Knights Inc. is an independent Canadian-based media company focused on prompting and reinforcing sustainable development in Canada.

About Enerkem

Enerkem (www.enerkem.com) is a leading waste-to-biofuels and green chemicals technology company. It has developed a unique gasification, sequential gas conditioning and catalysis technology platform, capable of using a mix of feedstock, such as sorted municipal solid waste, forest biomass and agricultural residues. The company is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, and has engineering offices in Sherbrooke, Quebec. It has a pilot plant, in operation since 2003, in Sherbrooke, Quebec. Enerkem's first commercial-scale plant is based in Westbury, Quebec. The company is also involved in the development of a municipal waste-to-biofuels plant in Edmonton, Alberta, and recently announced the development of a second-generation biofuels production facility to be located in Pontotoc, Mississippi. Enerkem is a private company, financed by leading US venture capital firms Rho Ventures and Braemar Energy Ventures, the Canadian investment fund BDR Capital and the Company's management.

SOURCE Enerkem Inc.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Enerkem Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Enerkem Announces Unique Community Energy Project
2. Enerkem Announces Construction Start on Advanced Energy Research Facility in Edmonton, Alberta
3. Enerkem Announces World-Class Advanced Energy Research Center in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
4. Enerkem GreenField Alberta Biofuels Awarded Permit to Build Worlds First Commercial Municipal Waste-to-Biofuels Facility
5. Enerkem announces plans to enter the United States with next-generation biofuels project in Mississippi
6. Enerkem announces first commercial-scale biofuels and biochemicals plant is entering start-up phase
7. Enerkem Expands Executive Management Team
8. GreenField Ethanol and Enerkem Announce Plans to Make Cellulosic Ethanol a Commercial Reality
9. Enerkem announces progress on construction of Canadas first cellulosic ethanol plant
10. China Biologic Named to Forbes Magazines Fifth Annual List of Asias 200 Best Under a Billion
11. Neogen Again Named to Forbes List of Best Small Companies
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... May 24, 2017 , ... Patient Monitoring ... with Wi-Fi connectivity to reduce the amount of wiring in a healthcare facility ... compact mobile devices including infusion pumps, heart and hypertension monitoring, glucose monitoring, and ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... May 23, 2017 , ... Firmex ... solution that makes it easy for organizations to send and gather large files ... FTP software or email file size limitations. , Using the same market-tested ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... , ... May 23, 2017 ... ... an unlimited source of human cardiovascular cells for research and the development ... makes it possible to generate large numbers of cardiomyocytes (hPSC-CMs). Due to ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... May 22, 2017 , ... NetDimensions has been ... Aragon Research Globe™ for Corporate Learning, 2017. , Aragon Research defines Leaders as ... and effectively perform against those strategies. NetDimensions’ ranking as a Leader due to ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:4/5/2017)... April 5, 2017 Today HYPR Corp. ... the server component of the HYPR platform is officially ... the end-to-end security architecture that empowers biometric authentication across ... has already secured over 15 million users across the ... of connected home product suites and physical access represent ...
(Date:3/30/2017)... 30, 2017 The research team of The ... (3D) fingerprint identification by adopting ground breaking 3D fingerprint minutiae recovery ... of speed and accuracy for use in identification, crime investigation, immigration ... ... A research team ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... The Controller General of Immigration from Maldives Mr. Mohamed Anwar ... prestigious international IAIR Award for the most innovative high security ePassport and ... ... Maldives Immigration Controller General, Mr. Mohamed ... the right) have received the IAIR award for the "Most innovative high ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):