Enerkem

Description of the company and its technology

Enerkem makes biofuels and renewable chemicals from waste. With its proprietary technology, Enerkem converts non-recyclable municipal solid waste into methanol, ethanol and other widely used chemical intermediates.

Headquartered in Canada, Enerkem owns a full-scale commercial facility in Alberta as well as a demonstration plant and a pilot facility in Quebec.

The company has 200 employees and is developing additional biorefineries in North America and globally, based on its modular manufacturing approach.

Enerkem’s technology and facilities help diversify the energy mix and make everyday products greener while offering a sustainable alternative to landfilling and incineration.


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DESCRIPTION OF THE ENTREPRENEUR

Mr. Chornet’s vision and leadership ushered Enerkem during the transition towards the commercialization of its proprietary technology.

He raised C$435 million in various financings, and led the launch of Enerkem’s – and the world’s – first full-scale facility to turn non-recyclable municipal solid waste into transportation fuels and chemicals.

Under his expert guidance, Enerkem has established itself as an entrepreneurial leader in the field of advanced biofuels and green chemicals and grown to more than 200 employees.


Contact info of the company

1130 Sherbrooke Street West
Suite 1500
Montréal QC H3A 2M8
CANADA
514 875-0284
1 855 ENERKEM (1 855 363-7536)

Cycle Capital facilitated many of our successes with Canadian investments funds and continues to be a strategic partner of our growth.Vincent Chornet, President and CEO, Enerkem Inc.