Posts Tagged ‘Three Rivers’

World’s first trash-to-fuel plant

by Amy McCullough Published: June 5,2011

Tags: Enerkem, Enerkem Mississippi Biofuels, Pontotoc, Three Rivers

Pontotoc could become home to the world’s first fully operational, commercial-scale plant to create ethanol from garbage. Montreal-based Enerkem plans to break ground “later this year” on Enerkem Mississippi Biofuels, which should begin producing 10 million gallons of biofuel annually by 2013. The company is building a similar project in Alberta, Canada, that is scheduled […] [...]

Program to use landfill gas for electricity underway

by Ross Reily Published: November 4,2010

Tags: methane gas, Pontotoc, Pontotoc Electric Power Association, Three Rivers, TVA

Source: Three Rivers Planning and Development District PONTOTOC — Methane gas from a local landfill will be generating electricity for the Tennessee Valley a year from now, according to a plan launched by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), Pontotoc Electric Power Association and the Three Rivers Solid Waste Management Authority. Under the pilot program, landfill […] [...]

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