Enerkem is a Montreal-based cleantech company. Founded in 2000, the Enerkem technology converts pretreated municipal solid waste into transportation fuels and chemicals.
Manufactured from waste biomass, instead of fossil sources like petroleum and natural gas, Enerkem's technology produces ethanol and renewable chemicals that are used in a broad range of industrial and consumer applications.
Enerkem owns an innovation centre in Westbury. The company's first commercial facility is in Edmonton, Alberta. The company has two similar facilities under development in Varennes, Quebec and Rotterdam.
Enerkem is majority-owned by institutional, clean-technology and industrial investors, including BlackRock, Braemar Energy Ventures, Cycle Capital, Fonds de solidarite FTQ, Fondaction CSN, Investissement Québec, National Bank of Canada, Rho Ventures, Sinobioway, Suncor, The Westly Group, Valero and Waste Management. In 2018, Enerkem raised the biggest cleantech deal in the history of Canada's venture market following a $280 million round in new financing.
Highest paying job titles at Enerkem include Process Engineer, Accounts Payable Specialist, and Director, Program Management