Sierra Energy to Give Keynote at Pacific West Biomass Conference

Aug 13, 2014

PRESS RELEASE — Sierra Energy, a waste gasification and renewable energy company, today announced CEO Mike Hart will kick off BBI International’s Pacific West Biomass Conference & Trade Show, delivering the opening keynote address on January 17 at 8:00 a.m. PT. The 2012 Pacific West Biomass Conference will be held January 16-18 at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis in San Francisco, California. The complete agenda can be found online at

Hart founded Sierra Energy in 2004 where he serves as President and CEO. Mr. Hart developed Sierra Energy’s innovative FastOx gasifier to make waste gasification globally attainable, affordable, and profitable. Named a “Champion of Change” by the White House in 2011, he also serves as President of Sierra Railroad, a company he has expanded from four employees to over 100.

The Pacific West event focuses on biomass utilization in California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Nevada. The agenda includes more than 70 speakers, including technical presentations on topics ranging from anaerobic digestion and gasification to combined heat and power and large-scale biomass combustion, within the structured framework of general session panels and four customized tracks.

About Sierra Energy
Sierra Energy is commercializing its FastOx gasifier; which converts waste and recovers energy more economically and on a grander scale than other waste conversion technologies. This is achieved by its simple design; a derivative of the blast furnace. For more information, visit our website at