Waste-to-biofuels project in Spain / Plant to process non-recyclable waste to produce methanol
The companies said Repsol’s existing Tarragona site would allow for synergies with the planned waste-to-methanol facility (Photo: Repsol)
Repsol (Madrid / Spain; will join technology group Enerkem (Montreal, Québec / Canada; and waste management company Agbar (Barcelona / Spain; in the “Ecoplanta” project to build a waste-to-chemicals plant in Tarragona / Spain. The plant will process around 400,000 t of non-recyclable municipal solid waste from its surrounding regions and produce 220,000 t/y of methanol. This methanol will be used as raw material to produce circular materials or advanced biofuels.

Repsol has a petrochemical complex in Tarragona, a factor that will allow for synergies among the facilities. The company aims to recycle 20% of all its polyolefins’ production by 2030. The plant is expected to be operational in 2025 after taking the project’s final investment decision by the first quarter of 2022. It will use Enerkem’s gasification technology.
03.05.2021 [247545-0]
Published on 03.05.2021
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