Posts Tagged ‘sustainable energy’

PSC approves landfill gas-to-electricity project

by MBJ Staff Published: August 10,2011

Tags: clean energy, energy, GREEN ENERGY, state government, sustainable energy, utilities

PONTOTOC — The Mississippi Public Service Commission (PSC) has unanimously approved the Three Rivers Solid Waste Authority’s request to construct a one-megawatt facility in Pontotoc County that will convert landfill gas to electricity, becoming the second project that uses that process in Mississippi. The power generated by the waste authority will be sold to the […] [...]

Enerkem rounds up another $30M in financing

by MBJ Staff Published: July 31,2011

Tags: biofuel, energy, financing, manufacturing, REFINERY, sustainable energy, waste

CLARKSDALE — Enerkem Inc., a waste-to-biofuels and chemicals company, reports the closing of $30 million in additional financing through corporate equity ($15.3 million) and corporate debt ($15 million) transactions. As part of the equity financing round, The Westly Group, Fondaction CSN and Quince Associates, L.P. join existing investors Valero Energy Corp., Waste Management, Rho Ventures, […] [...]

Appeals panel upholds Tacker’s biofuel scam conviction

by Associated Press Published: July 29,2011

Tags: biofuels, conviction, courts, energy, environment, fraud, scam, sustainable energy

NETTLETON — A federal appeals panel upheld the conviction of a Mississippi businessman for his role in defrauding a biofuels subsidy program. A three judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans issued the ruling yesterday. William T. “Tommy” Tacker II was convicted in 2010 on 10 counts that he […] [...]

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