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24 Apr

Complex Waste

FastOx® gasification handles the most difficult waste. Learn what these wastes are and how they are processed. Intro Complex waste requires a myriad rigorous disposal techniques. Many of these methods only partially dispose of these waste streams, and, typically, have a negative impact on the environment.   Sierra Energy‘s FastOx gasification systems provide a simple alternative to […]

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24 Apr

Biomass Gasification

Biomass is one of the most significant renewable feedstock FastOx gasification can accept. Find out why it makes such a great material for the process. What is Biomass? Biomass is organic matter, such as plant material and animal waste, that can be used as a source of fuel. Through its vast stores of chemical energy generated […]

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24 Apr

Municipal Solid Waste (MSW)

MSW, the most abundant waste form on the planet, is an ideal feedstock for FastOx gasification. Learn what constitutes MSW, where it comes from, and why it is great for FastOx gasification. What is MSW? Municipal solid waste (MSW) is defined by the EPA as waste containing everyday items “such as product packaging, grass clippings, […]

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24 Apr

FastOx Gasifier Feedstock Overview

FastOx gasification can accept most wastes. Learn more about the types of acceptable wastes and the flexibility of FastOx gasification. What is Essential to FastOx Gasification? Sierra Energy focuses on converting non-recyclable trash into energy. Based on that principal, our FastOx gasifiers have been developed to create energy-dense syngas from the elemental carbon contained within waste materials. In FastOx gasification, […]

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24 Apr

A Long Term Solution to Landfills

The Issue with Landfills The United States generates over 250 million tons of municipal solid waste (MSW) per year. A figure that does not include waste from agricultural, food processing, consumer electronics, and industry. More than half of this is waste is also landfilled.   Landfills are a major producer of greenhouse gas emissions. As waste […]

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24 Apr

Valuable End Products

Our high-quality syngas can produce a variety of valuable end products. Overview of Valuable End Products FastOx gasifiers produce a high-quality syngas that can be converted into a number of valuable end products. These products are formed using back end systems and technologies developed by trusted third party companies. These tried and true technologies can be […]

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24 Apr

FastOx Background & Milestones

Discover the history, evolution, and future of FastOx gasification. Development Summary From 2009 to 2013, Sierra Energy developed and validated its technology at the Renewable Energy Testing Center (RETC) located at the McClellan Air Force Base in Sacramento. Using start-up funds from the Department of Defense (DoD), we set out to validate our heat and mass balance (H&MB) model […]

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24 Apr

Complete FastOx System & Plant

Explore the five isles of FastOx systems and the possible configurations. Components of a complete FastOx system Sierra Energy’s complete gasification system is an end-to-end system that incorporates the use of a FastOx gasifier in the process of producing energy from waste. A FastOx system comes with the front and back end equipment required to process waste into the desired end product, as […]

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10 Sep

How Does FastOx Gasification Work?

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