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22 Jun

Sierra Energy Selected by AlwaysOn as a ‘GOING GREEN’ Silicon Valley 100 Winner

CEO Mike Hart to Present on the “Bridge to Zero Waste” At CEO Showcase   DAVIS, CA – October 11, 2010 – Sierra Energy, the developer of FASTOX™ gasification technology, announced today that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the GoingGreen Silicon Valley Top 100 winners. On a related note, Sierra Energy CEO Mike Hart—proclaimed an “environmental […]

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22 Jun

KFBK 1530: Local company turns trash into energy

KFBK interviews Sierra Energy’s CEO Mike Hart   August 11, 2010 KFBK 1530 News Talk   At the Renewable Energy Testing Center Sierra Energy, a small company that is taking waste and converting it into power. Their model takes garbage and, using a blast furnace, turns it trash into synthesis gas. President Mike Hart says […]

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22 Jun

Emptying landfills and debunking waste myths

May 17, 2010 Landfills are a bad idea. This may not be a news flash, however there seems to be an endless supply of subject matter experts on the topic that are all too willing to point to “solutions” with misleading or inaccurate explanations. Landfills are bad because each ton of trash placed in a […]

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22 Jun

Another View: S.F. Mayor Newsom was off-base on gasification

By Mike Hart Special to The Bee Published: Jan. 3, 2010 – 12:00 am | Page 3E Being mayor of San Francisco often means you get your opinions published even when you are off-base. The recent commentary by San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, co-authored by Teamster Robert Morales, is a prime example.   While Newsom correctly notes that landfills are bad, […]

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22 Jun

Meet The Planet

Sierra Energy CEO Mike Hart was interviewed by Jenny Griffin of “Meet The Planet.” In this telephone interview, Hart discusses with Griffin the overview of Sierra Energy’s exciting new blast furnace technology, including its benefits and contribution to the clean energy movement.   “Meet the Planet” is an environmental-friendly platform, with the goal to deliver […]

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22 Jun

Gasification vs. Incineration

A Comparison of Gasification and Incineration of Hazardous Wastes MARCH 30, 2000

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22 Jun

Davis firm develops system to streamline steel production

Sierra Energy’s technology can also be used to turn solid waste into fuel.   By Celia Lamb Staff Writer Sacramento Business Journal Nov 7, 2008   A Davis startup wants to help companies turn garbage into energy and make steel more efficiently.   Sierra Energy Corp. has licensed a patent to make blast furnaces work […]

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22 Jun

Mike Hart & Governor Brown on China and the Environment

Mike Hart was interviewed by Channel 10 during Governor Brown’s week-long trade mission in China. Watch the video, or click here to view the story on Channel 10.     California Needs Cleaner China, says Brown GUANGZHOU, China – The lure of increased trade may make China irresistible to Gov. Jerry Brown, but it’s the country’s […]

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22 Jun

Sierra Energy Visits China with California Governor Brown

Sierra Energy’s CEO, Mike Hart, will be traveling with California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. to The People’s Republic of China to open a new California foreign trade and investment office and to encourage investment and trade opportunities between the two regions.   From Wednesday, April 10th through Tuesday, April 16th, they will be traveling […]

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22 Jun

Mike Hart Supports the Small Business Clean Energy Financing Act of 2013

Congresswoman Doris Matsui introduced legislation yesterday which will help small businesses in the clean energy sector access financing. The Small Business Clean Energy Financing Act of 2013 will create a loan program within the Small Business Administration (SBA) that would guarantee loans to companies that manufacture clean energy technologies.   Congresswoman Matsui, a long time […]

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