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Fulcrum Bioenergy eyeing eight plants by 2022

Fulcrum Bioenergy eyeing eight plants by 2022

September 6, 2016 |

In California, Fulcrum Bioenergy says it is planning to develop eight of its MSW-to-biofuel facilities by 2022, including its first 11 million gallon facility that is under development near Reno, Nevada that will be online during the second half of 2018. Those new facilities, five of which will be developed by United Airlines as part […]

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Fulcrum BioEnergy makes Lux Research’s Top 10 company list for 2015

Fulcrum BioEnergy makes Lux Research’s Top 10 company list for 2015

December 27, 2015 |

In Massachusetts, Lux Research selected Fulcrum BioEnergy as one of its 10 top “companies poised to make a significant impact on their target industries,” out of 1,189 companies in total that the company profiled across 20 different emerging technology domains during 2015  Lux also highlighted Elevance Renewable Sciences with an Honorable Mention. Lux said that […]

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Waste Makes Haste: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to Fulcrum BioEnergy

Waste Makes Haste: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to Fulcrum BioEnergy

September 7, 2015 |

Fulcrum BioEnergy has developed a “game-changing process for converting municipal solid waste that would otherwise be landfilled, into renewable transportation fuels including syncrude, jet fuel and diesel”. The company has successfully proven and demonstrated this process for converting MSW to fuels utilizing its proprietary, innovative, clean and efficient thermochemical process. Fulcrum has secured long-term, zero-cost […]

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United Airlines invests $30M in Fulcrum BioEnergy; inks $1.5B+ in aviation biofuels contracts

United Airlines invests $30M in Fulcrum BioEnergy; inks $1.5B+ in aviation biofuels contracts

June 30, 2015 |

Fly the environmentally friendly skies – historic aviation biofuels agreement for direct airline investment, and more than $1.5 billion in offtake options. What’s it all about?  In California, United Airlines announced a $30 million direct investment in advanced biofuels developer Fulcrum BioEnergy, obtained an option to invest in five future commercial-scale aviation biofuels plants, and signed offtake agreements for up […]

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Fulcrum’s $200 million pick: Abengoa for EPC contractor of first MSW-to-jet fuel project in the US

Fulcrum’s $200 million pick: Abengoa for EPC contractor of first MSW-to-jet fuel project in the US

May 6, 2015 |

The historic performance guarantee that’s at the centerpiece of the deal; the partnership that could lead to eight projects; Cathay Pacific, Waste Management and the US Navy in the mix. In California, Fulcrum BioEnergy has selected Abengoa to build the first biorefinery using gasification technology to convert municipal solid waste into syncrude that will be upgraded into jet […]

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Fulcrum BioEnergy awards Abengoa $200 million contract for MSW-to-jet fuel

Fulcrum BioEnergy awards Abengoa $200 million contract for MSW-to-jet fuel

May 5, 2015 |

In Spain, Abengoa has been selected by Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc., to build the first biorefinery using gasification technology to convert municipal solid waste (MSW) into syncrude that will be upgraded into jet fuel. The contract is worth approximately US$200 million. Abengoa will be responsible for the turnkey execution of the plant including engineering, design and […]

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Fulcrum BioEnergy: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

Fulcrum BioEnergy: Biofuels Digest’s 2015 5-Minute Guide

February 23, 2015 |

Fulcrum BioEnergy has developed a “game-changing process for converting municipal solid waste that would otherwise be landfilled, into renewable transportation fuels including syncrude, jet fuel and diesel”. The company has successfully proven and demonstrated this process for converting MSW to fuels utilizing its proprietary, innovative, clean and efficient thermochemical process. Fulcrum has secured long-term, zero-cost […]

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USDA receives flack for $105 million loan guarantee to Fulcrum in the fading wake of Solyndra

USDA receives flack for $105 million loan guarantee to Fulcrum in the fading wake of Solyndra

September 9, 2014 |

In Washington, in the wake of the $105 million loan guarantee to Fulcrum Sierra Biofuels announced last week, the USDA has received flack from the Taxpayers Protection Alliance. President David Williams criticized the guarantee, alluding to the 2011 Solyndra collapse: “Washington is used to flushing taxpayer money down the toilet, but now they’re having taxpayers […]

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Fulcrum expected to receive USDA loan guarantee

Fulcrum expected to receive USDA loan guarantee

September 4, 2014 |

Official word has not yet been issued in Washington, but Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack headed on a plane yesterday afternoon, bound for Nevada to announce a loan guarantee for what he coyly described as a “Nevada company making jet fuel from waste” — and that means Fulcrum Bioenergy. Whoa Nelly. Didn’t Fulcrum already receive […]

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Cathay Pacific invests in Fulcrum Bioenergy and signs 10-year offtake agreement

Cathay Pacific invests in Fulcrum Bioenergy and signs 10-year offtake agreement

August 7, 2014 |

In China, Cathay Pacific Airways announced that it is the first airline investor in Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc., a US-based sustainable biofuel developer, as part of the airline’s biofuel strategy and to help it achieve a target of carbon-neutral growth from 2020. The airline has made a strategic equity investment in Fulcrum, which is a world […]

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