Enerkem Inc.

About Enerkem

Enerkem produces biofuels and renewable chemicals from waste. Its disruptive proprietary technology converts non-recyclable municipal solid waste into methanol, ethanol and other widely used chemical intermediates. Headquartered in Montreal (QC), Canada, Enerkem operates a full-scale commercial facility in Alberta as well as an innovation centre in Quebec. Enerkem's facilities are built as prefabricated systems based on the company's modular manufacturing infrastructure that can be deployed globally. Enerkem's technology helps diversify the energy mix and make everyday products greener while offering a smart, sustainable alternative to landfilling and incineration. www.enerkem.com

Locations:
Montreal, QC
Industries:
Biotechnology | Environmental Products & Services | Oil and Gas
Headcount:
200
Contact Information:
Marie-Hélène Labrie
Senior Vice President, Government Affairs and Communications
mlabrie@enerkem.com
Tel: 514 875-0284, x. 231 
Fax: 514 875-0835 
Twitter: @MHLabrie

Latest

Jun 27, 2019, 19:30 ET In memory of Vincent Chornet

MONTREAL, June 27, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The management of Enerkem is sad to announce the passing of Enerkem Cofounder and Executive Chairman Vincent Chornet at the age of 45, following a prolonged...


May 29, 2019, 14:21 ET Enerkem named finalist of The Sky's the Limit Challenge

MONTREAL, May 29, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Enerkem Inc., a world-leading waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer, was named today, at the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) 10 & Mission Innovation 4(MI-4)...


Apr 16, 2019, 14:48 ET Enerkem closes a new round of financing for $76.3 M

MONTRÉAL, April 16, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Enerkem Inc., a global leader in biofuels production from solid waste, announces the closing of a new round of financing totalling C$76.3 million. The...


Nov 02, 2018, 15:01 ET Vincent Chornet, Enerkem's Cofounder, President and CEO, Named 2018 EY Quebec Entrepreneur Of The Year in the Cleantech Category

MONTREAL, Nov. 2, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Enerkem Inc., a world-leading waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer, announced today that Cofounder, President and CEO, Vincent Chornet received the 2018 EY...


Sep 20, 2018, 06:30 ET Enerkem commits to taking action on ocean plastics waste

Waste-to-biofuels company pledges to help advance climate action, and endorses the Ocean Plastics Charter, during the G7 Environment, Energy and Oceans Ministerial Meeting MONTREAL, Sept. 20, 2018...


Sep 10, 2018, 16:00 ET Enerkem produces a new clean, renewable alternative solution to diesel fuel for the transportation sector

MONTREAL, Sep. 10, 2018 /CNW/ - Enerkem Inc. (www.enerkem.com), a world-leading waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer, announced today that it has successfully produced a clean, renewable...


Mar 20, 2018, 15:00 ET Enerkem makes a major breakthrough by producing a new high-octane biofuel

MONTREAL, March 20, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Enerkem Inc., a world-leading waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer, announced today during the 255th American Chemical Society national meeting being held...


Feb 16, 2018, 06:00 ET Partners agree on initial funding to kick off waste-to-chemistry project in Rotterdam

Project to be first of its kind in Europe to provide a sustainable alternative solution for non-recyclable plastics and other mixed wastes. MONTREAL, Feb. 16, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - A consortium of...


Feb 06, 2018, 11:00 ET Enerkem raises its largest financing round of C$280 million in new capital

BlackRock and China's Sinobioway Group join as Enerkem investors MONTREAL, Feb. 6, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Enerkem Inc. (www.enerkem.com), a world leading waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer,...


Jan 21, 2018, 22:30 ET Enerkem and Sinobioway Group sign a C$125M agreement to accelerate Enerkem's global expansion and create a joint venture to build over 100 biofuel facilities in China

BEIJING, China, Jan. 22, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Enerkem Inc. (www.enerkem.com), a world leading waste-to-biofuels and renewable chemicals producer, announced today it has signed an agreement with...


Nov 07, 2017, 09:00 ET Enerkem's Edmonton waste-to-biofuel facility receives registration approval from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to sell its ethanol under the U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard

First ever EPA approved municipal solid waste-to-cellulosic ethanol production plant Allows Enerkem to sell into largest biofuel market in the world MONTREAL, Nov. 7, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Enerkem Inc. ...


Sep 15, 2017, 12:36 ET Enerkem begins commercial production of cellulosic ethanol from garbage at its state-of-the-art Edmonton biofuels facility

MONTRÉAL, Sept. 15, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Enerkem Inc. (www.enerkem.com), a world leading biofuels and renewable chemicals producer, announced today it has started the commercial production of...


Apr 19, 2017, 09:00 ET Enerkem's second generation ethanol obtains the lowest carbon intensity ever from the British Columbia government

MONTREAL, April 19, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Enerkem Inc. (www.enerkem.com), a world leading waste-to-biofuels and renewable chemicals producer, has received the lowest carbon intensity value ever issued...


Apr 11, 2017, 09:00 ET Enerkem achieves all production milestones at its Edmonton biofuel facility

MONTREAL, April 11, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Enerkem Inc. (www.enerkem.com), a world leading waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer, announced today that its first full-scale commercial facility,...


Jan 10, 2017, 10:06 ET Enerkem appoints new CFO

MONTREAL, Jan. 10, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Enerkem Inc. (www.enerkem.com) a world leading waste-to-biofuels and renewable chemicals producer, today announced the appointment of Dominique Boies as...


Aug 24, 2016, 11:15 ET Enerkem's facility in Edmonton becomes the first ISCC certified plant in the world to convert municipal solid waste into biomethanol

MONTREAL, Aug. 24, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Enerkem Inc. (www.enerkem.com), a waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer, announced it has obtained certification from the International Sustainability and...


Nov 24, 2015, 06:00 ET Enerkem one of two Canadian companies invited to Paris for Solutions COP21

Over 50,000 visitors expected at this major event held by France's INPI in conjunction with COP21, the United Nations Conference on Climate Change MONTREAL, Nov. 24, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Enerkem Inc....


Sep 16, 2015, 08:30 ET Enerkem appoints new CFO

MONTREAL, Sept. 16, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Enerkem Inc. (www.enerkem.com) a waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer, announced today that Robert Shaw has joined its executive team as Senior Vice...


Sep 09, 2015, 07:00 ET Enerkem raises C$152.6 million in financings

MONTREAL, Sept. 9, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Enerkem Inc. (www.enerkem.com), a waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer, announced today it has raised C$152.6 million and has initiated the production of...


Nov 12, 2014, 09:16 ET Enerkem partners with AkzoNobel to jointly explore development of waste-to-chemicals facilities in Europe

MONTREAL, Nov. 12, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Enerkem Inc. (www.enerkem.com), a waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer, today announced it has signed an agreement with AkzoNobel, a leading global paints...


Oct 28, 2014, 07:00 ET Enerkem announces new project partnership in China

JINAN, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, Oct. 28, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Enerkem Inc. (www.enerkem.com), a waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer, today announced it has signed an agreement with Qingdao...


Oct 27, 2014, 07:15 ET Enerkem deepens entry into China

SHANGHAI, People's Republic of China, Oct. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Enerkem Inc. (www.enerkem.com), a waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer, today announced it has signed an agreement with Shanghai Marine ...


Oct 27, 2014, 07:00 ET Enerkem enters the China market

SHANGHAI, People's Republic of China, Oct. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Enerkem Inc. (www.enerkem.com), a waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer, today announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding...


Oct 07, 2014, 08:00 ET Enerkem is named in the 2014 Global Cleantech 100

List recognizes the top private companies in clean technology MONTREAL, Oct. 7, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Enerkem Inc. (www.enerkem.com), a waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer, today announced it was...


Jun 04, 2014, 14:35 ET Enerkem launches world's first, game-changing full-scale waste-to-biofuels and chemicals facility

First commercial advanced biorefinery to exclusively use municipal solid waste to produce advanced biofuels and chemicals EDMONTON, June 4, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Enerkem (www.enerkem.com) officially...