Cielo Waste Solutions Corp. (“Cielo”) strategic intent is to “Lead the waste to fuels industry using environmentally friendly, economically sustainable technology”. Cielo plans to construct renewable diesel facilities using alternate waste feedstocks. World energy needs continue to rise, creating a need to reduce our demand on a declining supply of fossil fuels. Mandates from Federal, Provincial and World governments for greener energy supplies make this the right time for Cielo to commercialize their technology and scale-up the production of renewable fuels that can be blended with conventional diesel fuel and jet/marine fuel.
In September 2010, the Canadian federal government announced every litre of diesel produced in Canada will require 2% renewable content and began advocating for a 5% blend by 2020, which has not yet been implemented. Most provinces then followed-up with an additional 2%-5% blend mandate. In Canada, these mandates today account for in excess of a 653 million litre per year requirement, with Canada importing approximately 633 million litres annually from Singapore, Brazil and Finland. Currently, the world generates 2.2 billion tonnes of garbage annually and that number is expected to increase to 5.6 billion tonnes by 2025. Using garbage-derived feedstocks of Municipal Solid Waste (“MSW”), wet organics (compost), all plastics (including the problematic single use plastics), tires, paper, cardboard, sawdust and wood (construction waste, railroad ties, etc.), Cielo will be opening the doors to an untapped source of energy, with profit forecasts that make Cielo a very attractive investment.
Cielo in conjunction with a related party developed a process design that is user-friendly that is superior to other bio-diesel technologies. Cielo’s technology has been reviewed by recognized 3rd party engineers and patent lawyers who have now filed patent applications in Canada and in the U.S. The lower temperature and atmospheric pressure process combined with a proprietary catalyst will convert garbage-derived cellulosic waste streams into high-quality renewable diesel and aviation/marine fuel.
In December 2012, Cielo purchased a 50 liter per hour demonstration facility and relocated it to Red Deer, Alberta. The demonstration facility utilized a batch process to optimize and develop the catalyst that is now being used at the Cielo’s first commercial green, waste to high-grade renewable fuel facility, located on a 2.5 acre site at Aldersyde, Alberta. The Aldersyde Facility is in close proximity to off-take clients and suppliers of waste feedstock. The Aldersyde Facility is now in the final stage of being commissioned to be able to convert multiple different waste feedstocks into high grade renewable fuels.