201605.17
Fort Hunter Liggett Polisher Tested to Withstand Pressure

Fort Hunter Liggett Polisher Tested to Withstand Pressure

The gasifier and polisher vessels for Fort Hunter Liggett will undergo rigorous testing prior to their installation at Fort Hunter Liggett. Both vessels must be able to safely withstand high temperatures and contain large volumes of syngas. To ensure that they are up to the challenge, the vessels will be hydro-tested per American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) boiler an...

201605.10
CEO Mike G. Hart Explains FastOx Gasification to TEDx Sacramento

CEO Mike G. Hart Explains FastOx Gasification to TEDx Sacramento

If you missed CEO Mike G Hart's speech at TEDx Sacramento in February, you're not alone. Luckily, the official video was recently published on the TEDx youtube channel! Now you can hear Mike explain FastOx gasification and how Sierra Energy is turning trash into clean fuel any time you'd like. Please watch and share with your friends and colleagues! If you have any questions ...

201605.10
Gasifier Frame and Polisher Fabricated

Gasifier Frame and Polisher Fabricated

While we're excited to see the completed gasifier vessel, this week our partners at Andy J Egan Co took a break to complete our gasifier frame and other components that are essential to the gasification process.  The gasifier frame shown below had to be specially designed to support the gasifier without disrupting any of the system connections. The gasifier must be connected t...

201604.23
Sierra Energy Collaborates with Nishi Gateway on Innovation Center

Sierra Energy Collaborates with Nishi Gateway on Innovation Center

Sierra Energy is proud to announce our collaboration with the Nishi Gateway partners to facilitate the construction of an R&D innovation center in Davis, CA. Nishi Gateway would add 325,000 square feet of commercial space in our community that would support innovation at the University of California at Davis and Area 52 - a maker space sponsored by Sierra Energy. The Sacram...

201604.22
Sierra Energy Receives Two Environmental Awards in April

Sierra Energy Receives Two Environmental Awards in April

Sierra Energy celebrated this month after receiving two awards for environmental achievement. Sierra Energy received the City of Davis Environmental Recognition Award, and CEO—Mike G. Hart—accepted the Cool Davis Eco-Hero Award. Sierra Energy began when Mike discovered FastOx gasification while serving as a judge in the UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s Big Bang busines...

201604.15
Licenses to Develop FastOx Gasification Now Available in Wyoming

Licenses to Develop FastOx Gasification Now Available in Wyoming

Sierra Energy is now auctioning off the exclusive rights to develop and distribute FastOx gasifiers by county. This allows early adopters to gain access to FastOx gasification at preferential rates. Auctions are taking place on TechPipe and went live in Wyoming on April 13th! We're not the only ones excited about FastOx gasification coming to Wyoming. The Wyoming Business Repor...

201603.30
FastOx Gasifier Shell Assembled and Nozzles Attached

FastOx Gasifier Shell Assembled and Nozzles Attached

Our commercial demonstration facility at Fort Hunter Liggett in Monterey County, California is one step closer to completion this month! Our partners at Andy J Egan Co. have been hard at work in Grand Rapids, Michigan completing the assembly of our FastOx gasifier vessel shell. The welding and assembly of the shell is the first of many steps towards commissioning the full syste...

201603.15
Construction Underway at Fort Hunter Liggett

Construction Underway at Fort Hunter Liggett

Construction began this Fall on the commercial demonstration facility at Fort Hunter Liggett in Monterey County, California, being built in partnership with the US Army and California Energy Commission. The concrete slab has been poured, all necessary air, water, and waste permits have been obtained, and equipment procurement has begun. Further, fabrication of the gasifier vess...

201603.15
New Video Explains FastOx Gasification

New Video Explains FastOx Gasification

The staff at Sierra Energy has been working hard to create a video that explains how FastOx® gasification is shaking up the waste industry by powering homes and fueling cars with trash. By injecting pure oxygen, FastOx gasifiers break down trash into an energy-dense fuel without burning.  This fun video explains the core principles of FastOx gasification and how it will help u...

201603.04
FastOx Gasifier Shell Arrives

FastOx Gasifier Shell Arrives

The shell for the FastOx gasifier vessel arrived in Grand Rapids, Michigan today at the shop of our engineering and procurement partner - Andy J. Egan! The vessel arrival marks the beginning of months of hard work for our engineering team and our friends in Michigan.  The next steps will be for Andy Egan's experienced shop crew to complete the welding of the gasifier vessel ...