201702.08
Sierra Energy wins Innovation Award from Roddenberry Foundation

Sierra Energy wins Innovation Award from Roddenberry Foundation

Announced February 8, 2017, The Roddenberry Foundation selected Sierra Energy’s FastOx gasification technology to win a $150,000 grant award for the innovative technology being created at their Davis, CA campus.  Sierra Energy was selected to win this prestigious inaugural award from over 600 applicants located in 70 countries. With this significant achievement, it will lay the...

201612.20
Sierra Energy featured in Comstock's - December 2016

Sierra Energy featured in Comstock's - December 2016

Sierra Energy is featured on Comstock's magazine's website today in the From Lab to Launch article. A picture of the groundbreaking FastOx Pathfinder system and a quote from CEO Mike Hart are featured.  "...But the area’s startup culture is starting to loop back on itself by investing in facilities where other startups can test their ideas. Exhibit A is a waste gasification com...

201612.13
CEO Mike Hart featured in Crain's If I Knew Then... article series

CEO Mike Hart featured in Crain's If I Knew Then... article series

Crain's Sacramento featured Sierra Energy CEO Mike Hart in the If I Knew Then... series, where they ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy. "The Mistake: Back in the early 1980s, I used to drink a can of Coke every day at lunch. But then I decided I didn’t want the sugar, so I had the idea of putting water i...

201611.16
Sierra Energy supports the Paris Climate Agreement

Sierra Energy supports the Paris Climate Agreement

We’ve joined 350 companies in signing a letter supporting the Paris Climate Agreement and a low-carbon U.S. economy. We recognize the importance of this historic global climate pact and encourage elected U.S. leaders to support the agreement and actions to reduce carbon pollution. Only through working together can we prevent the worst effects of climate change—and protect our g...

201611.09
Sierra Energy Wins Sustainability Category at 2016 Sacramento Region Innovation Awards

Sierra Energy Wins Sustainability Category at 2016 Sacramento Region Innovation Awards

Sierra Energy wins the sustainability category at the 2016 Sacramento Region Innovation Awards. Sierra Energy is one of six Northern California companies to win at the inaugural awards. The program recognizes the area's vibrant innovation community, from startups to established companies, and their breakthrough creations. Sierra Energy’s FastOx gasifier won for their waste gas...

201609.12
Sierra Energy Featured in Report Summarizing Early 2016 Green Investment

Sierra Energy Featured in Report Summarizing Early 2016 Green Investment

Sola Renner of Bloomberg New Energy Finance recently published a summary of renewable investment in the venture capital and private equity community. The article discusses where the estimated $4 billion in 2016 that will be invested in early stage clean energy companies is coming from and what types of companies are garnering interest. Renner highlights Sierra Energy as one of ...

201609.08
Sierra Energy Joins the Upstart 100 Companies Reinventing Their Industries

Sierra Energy Joins the Upstart 100 Companies Reinventing Their Industries

Sierra Energy and CEO Mike Hart are thrilled to be listed among the "Upstart 100 Reinventors" list from Upstart Business Journal. The list highlights companies that are shaking up their respective industries. The business journal describes Sierra Energy's FastOx gasification as a technology with the potential to eliminate landfills and revolutionize the energy industry. They al...

201608.04
Modules Being Fabricated for System at Fort Hunter Liggett

Modules Being Fabricated for System at Fort Hunter Liggett

In Grand Rapids, Michigan, our partners at Andy J. Egan Co. have finished the fabrication of the gasifier and other proprietary system components for the demonstration facility at Fort Hunter Liggett. All of the equipment is either at the shop or en route. And yet, the electricity generator still sits alone on the pad at Fort Hunter Liggett. With construction and commissioning ...

201607.22
TakePart.com Looks Toward a Zero Waste Future with FastOx Gasification

TakePart.com Looks Toward a Zero Waste Future with FastOx Gasification

Kenneth Miller of TakePart.com visited Sierra Energy's booth at WasteExpo 2016, and noticed that we do things a little differently. In a sea of booths touting status quo equipment for business-as-usual landfill operations, Sierra Energy's FastOx gasifier offered waste managers a real, cost-effective solution to the waste industry's emissions and environmental problems. The arti...

201607.11
Sierra Energy and CALSTART Endorse the Low Carbon Fuel Standard in California

Sierra Energy and CALSTART Endorse the Low Carbon Fuel Standard in California

Sierra Energy is proud to be one of the 57 business members of CALSTART endorsing the Low Carbon Fuel Standard in the state of California. CALSTART is a national non-profit committed to supporting the clean transportation technology industry. We are particularly pleased to see support for net-carbon negative transportation fuels such as the diesel produced from our FastOx syste...