201603.04
CEO Mike Hart Shares Lessons with Technology Entrepreneurs

CEO Mike Hart Shares Lessons with Technology Entrepreneurs

Sierra Energy's CEO, Mike Hart, presented at Sacramento Business Journal's Tech Edge Conference this week. The conference featured Sacramento area entrepreneurs blazing a path in the technology industry. Tech Edge presenters spoke to a crowd of entrepreneurs and were asked to share key lessons that they learned during their careers. Sacramento Business Journal highlighted thi...

201602.26
Sierra Energy Joined by UC Davis in Support of New Business Incubator

Sierra Energy Joined by UC Davis in Support of New Business Incubator

Sierra Energy is proud to be a part of Area 52 - a new technology business incubator serving the Davis-Sacramento region - and now we're being joined by the University of California Davis. The university officially joined the team as a collaborator this week and plans to incorporate Area 52 into their DRIVE network. The DRIVE network provides UC Davis-affiliated startups with ...

201601.19
Sierra Energy CEO Speaks To Startups About Fostering Local Tech Community

Sierra Energy CEO Speaks To Startups About Fostering Local Tech Community

Sierra Energy's CEO Mike Hart, meets with members of the local co-work space Urban Hive last night to discuss the importance of crowd funding and how Sacramento is quickly becoming America's "green hub" for technology. Urban Hive summarized the discussion with these highlights. "Being a non-tech CEO/founder of a tech company can be an advantage because you don’t have preconc...

201601.12
Sierra Energy Boosts Innovation With $10k Prize For Academic Challenge

Sierra Energy Boosts Innovation With $10k Prize For Academic Challenge

A new $10 thousand prize will be available at the Big Bang! Business Challenge hosted by the University of California at Davis. Furnished by Sierra Energy, the prize will be awarded to the most innovative business solution for the use of synthesis gas. Sierra Energy's mission is to make gasification globally accessible, eliminating landfills. To realize this vision, we know ju...

201511.20
No Need to Burn Waste for Energy - There's a Better Way!

No Need to Burn Waste for Energy - There's a Better Way!

Last Sunday, the Wall Street Journal ran an article about the problem of waste disposal in the United States. We are heartened that this serious issue is receiving a national platform. Waste disposal is a very real problem and it demands immediate, sustainable solutions. However, to find these solutions we need to stop talking about the lesser of two evils and start talking ab...

201511.17

Sierra Energy Selects Andy Egan, Co. as Partner to Help Army Installation Turn Waste into Secure Fuels

Sierra Energy is pleased to announce the selection of Andy Egan as our engineering and procurement partner in delivering renewable energy solutions to the U.S. Army and California Energy Commission. With a significant track record as a trusted engineering firm in the delivery of renewable energy projects, Andy Egan’s collaboration with Sierra Energy creates a lasting partnersh...

201511.13
Sierra Energy Awarded Grant For Hydrogen Fuel Research

Sierra Energy Awarded Grant For Hydrogen Fuel Research

Sierra Energy is pleased to announce the award of a Small Business Innovation Research grant from the Defense Logistics Agency. The $100,000 grant will allow Sierra Energy to further explore the production of hydrogen fuel from waste.  Sierra Energy's patented FastOx gasifier converts waste into an energy-dense gas with high hydrogen content. The system's operational efficienc...

201510.08
On "The Reign of Recycling": Can we do better?

On "The Reign of Recycling": Can we do better?

Everyone agrees that recycling is important, and that more recycling is better, right? In an opinion piece at the New York Times, John Tierney delivers a dismal review of the past ten years’ progress for the recycling industry. In a nutshell: as the price of oil and resources has fallen, labor costs have risen, making recycling an increasingly expensive process for decreasingly...

201508.21

Sierra Energy Seeks a Online Business Development Director

Sierra Energy, a clean-tech start-up, is seeking a full-time, experienced Online Business Development Director to run a new web platform. The platform is almost ready for global launch and we are looking for someone to help us make it succeed. With national attention from the New York Times and contracts with the Department of Defense and the California Energy Commission, Sier...