07 February 2012 01:38 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--A waste-to-ethanol joint venture plans to build a commercial-scale plant in Varennes, Quebec, in Canada, the company said on Monday.
The joint venture is made up of Enerkem and Greefield Ethanol. The company is receiving $27m (€21m) from the government of Quebec, it said.
The plant will have a capacity of 38m litres/year, and it will rely on municipal solid waste as feedstock, the joint venture said.
The joint venture did not say when the plant would start operations.
($1 = €0.76)
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