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Suncor Energy invests in Enerkem waste-to-biofuel projects


With this injection of additional capital Suncor, one of Canada’s largest energy companies, is joining Enerkem’s

Enerkem has developed technologies to convert municipal solid waste into methanol and ethanol.

Its technology uses gasification to convert the municipal solid waste into syngas, which can be converted into methanol, ethanol and other diverse liquid fuels and chemicals.

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A thermochemical process that converts non-recyclable and non-compostable waste into biofuels and biochemical through the production of syngas.

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  • Municipal waste management
  • Biofuels
  • Chemicals
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  • MSW to biofuel technologies
  • Renewable chemical production from waste

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