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24 Nov

Sierra Energy wins Defense Energy Technology Challenge for FastOx Gasifier Innovations

Sierra Energy was selected as one of the winners of the 2014 Defense Energy Technology Challenge as part of the annual Defense Energy Summit and Innovation Showcase in Austin, Texas, November 11-13. The summit’s focus centers on proposed initiatives, and how to accelerate clean energy and infrastructure solutions for the Department of Defense (DoD). Mike […]

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13 Aug

U.S. Department of Defense Selects Sierra Energy for 2013 Installation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (NOVEMBER 15, 2012): Sierra Energy today announced receiving a $3 million investment from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to install a modular, community-scale waste gasification system (FastOx Pathfinder) at U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hunter Liggett in Monterey County, California. Sierra Energy’s FastOx Pathfinder system was selected by the DoD’s Environmental Security Technology […]

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13 Aug

Sierra Energy In Forbes Article

Sierra Energy was quoted in a recent Forbes article on how the military has been encouraging biofuel startups in their mission to reduce fossil fuel dependency. The startup, based in Davis, Calif., is developing technology to transform a blast furnace into a machine that can vaporize garbage and produce either diesel fuel or electricity. It’s […]

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22 Jun

Sierra Energy in New York Times

The New York Times printed Sierra Energy’s story in the August 18, 2013, Sunday Business Section. The article discusses how FastOx can impact the Department of Defense and the success Sierra Energy has accomplished thus far.   THERE is an indisputable elegance to the idea of transforming garbage into fuel, of turning icky, smelly detritus […]

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25 Feb

Biofuels Digest Shares Sierra Energy’s Vision for a Hydrogen-Fueled Future

Could clean, inexpensive, zero-emission fuel from garbage be the fuel of the future? Mike Hart thinks so and Jim Lane from Biofuels Digest shares his vision: Pathfinder: Sierra Energy heads for a world beyond garbage, traditional power, fuel.   The power equation What is it, exactly, the Sierra Energy FastOx Pathfinder technology? Think “teensy blast […]

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