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enerkem

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Trash-to-fuel outfit Enerkem rakes in $60 million

Fuel refiner Valero joins Enerkem as a strategic investor with money to finance construction of a garbage-to-ethanol plants.

By Jun. 1, 2011

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Municipal trash-to-ethanol plant opens in Canada

Enerkem breaks ground on facility that plans to convert 100,000 tons of household trash a year into ethanol, diverting landfill and reducing emissions.

By Aug. 31, 2010

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Mississippi to open trash-to-ethanol plant

Canadian company Enerkem to use municipal solid trash and wood chips to make ethanol in a process it says is cleaner than traditional waste-to-energy technologies.

By Mar. 20, 2009

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Clean Urban Energy raises $7 million

A Chicago start-up scores Series A funding for its thermal-energy efficiency software platform and services.

By Jul. 7, 2011

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Green news harvest: Electric-vehicle reality check

Boston Consulting Group says electric vehicles won't dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 without very supportive policies.

By Jan. 15, 2009

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Waste Management going for 'black gold'

Garbage collector plans to offer organic gardening products made from expanded organic waste collection service.

By Sep. 1, 2010

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U.S. gives $650 million loan aid for biofuels from waste

Government is supporting the development of new feedstocks for ethanol to ease dependence on corn.

By Jan. 21, 2011

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Cleaner trash-to-energy tech hits the ground

A new generation of trash-to-energy technologies are cleaner than incinerators, say advocates, but the high costs and environmental concerns remain barriers in the U.S.

By Mar. 10, 2009

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'Green' gas and diesel get boost in biofuel grants

Federal government pumps more than $600 million in projects to demonstrate advanced biofuels, including cellulosic ethanol and plant-based replacements for diesel, jet fuel, and gasoline.

By Dec. 4, 2009

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Waste Management invests in trash-to-energy tech

The trash-hauling giant creates a joint venture called S4 Energy Solutions to build plasma gasification systems that convert separated industrial wastes into electricity and liquid fuels.

By May. 21, 2009