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Montreal’s Enerkem Scores Investment From Valero

Enerkem, the Canadian waste-to-biofuels company, has closed C$59 million ($60.9 million) in financing. The group of investors, led by U.S.-based refiner Valero Energy, put up the money to support the development and construction of biofuel refineries in the southeastern United States.

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February Top Ten Players in Green Energy

Green Energy Reporter’s ranking of the top ten players in green energy for the month of February is out! Our top-ten list is based on the players influence over green energy policy and their ability to move the debate. 1: Bloom Energy Whoa! What a launch. The rollout of Bloom Energy’s Bloom Box will likely…

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Enerkem and Waste Management Form Partnership that Can Only Be Described As Sensible

Waste-to-biofuels company Enerkem, Inc., has announced a CDN $53.8 million roud of financing from investors including Waste Management.

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This Week in Green Energy: China Green Comes to Texas

Will U.S. power consumers ever rely on Chinese green power for their electricity? This notion, that just a few years ago seemed far fetched, will likely become a reality.� On Tuesday, Chinese wind turbine maker A-Power Energy Generation Systems received Chinese regulatory approval to proceed with a 600 megawatts, $1.5 billion wind farm to be…

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Montreal Biofuel Startup Appoints Former Lazard Banker as CFO [UPDATE]

UPDATE | A spokeswoman for Enerkem in Montreal tells us that Patrice Ouimet replaces CFO� Pierre Richard, who left the company at the end of January. Richard joined Enerkem in early 2008. Montreal-based Enerkem has appointed Patrice Ouimet, a former M&A investment banker with Lazard, as chief financial officer.

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