Project Synthesis Demonstration Plant, Westbury

Country Canada  
Status operational  
Raw Material lignocellulosic crops  
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Type TRL 6-7 Demonstration  
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Project Owner Enerkem  
City Westbury  
ZIP J0B 1R0  
State Quebec  
Input 1 Name waste wood, clean wood, saw mill residues  
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Input 1 Capacity 12000  
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Output 1 Capacity 0.56772  
Output 2 Capacity 5  
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Startup 2009  
Contact (visible on Website) Vincent Chornet  
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Techlology Brief Enerkem has developed a gasification‐based process technology that transforms sorted municipal solid waste (MSW) and residues from the forest and agricultural industries into transportation fuels, highvalue chemicals and electricity. Enerkem refers to  
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Additional Information The Westbury plant is Enerkem's first commercial‐scale facility for generating fuels and chemicals from biomass. Construction of the plant began in October 2007. The syngas production area of the plant was mechanically completed in December 2008, commis