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

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

September 9, 2014 |

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

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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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Cathay Pacific makes strategic biofuels investment in Fulcrum, signs $1B+ jet fuel deal

Cathay Pacific makes strategic biofuels investment in Fulcrum, signs $1B+ jet fuel deal

August 7, 2014 |

Legendary Hong Kong carrier gets aviation biofuels take-off via, er, off-take. From China, we hear that Cathay Pacific Airways has announced a strategic investment in Fulcrum BioEnergy, and negotiated a long-term supply agreement with Fulcrum for an initial 375 million US gallons of sustainable aviation fuel over 10 years (representing on an annual basis approximately […]

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Fulcrum BioEnergy: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

Fulcrum BioEnergy: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

March 17, 2014 |

Fulcrum design, develop, own and will operate facilities that convert sorted, post-recycled municipal solid waste, or MSW, into ethanol. Fulcrum have entered into long-term, fixed, zero-cost MSW feedstock agreements which will provide us with a significant competitive advantage over companies using alternative feedstocks for the production of biofuel. their proprietary process, built around numerous commercial […]

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Fulcrum Bioenergy: Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee, “Transformative conversion technology (gas)”

Fulcrum Bioenergy: Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee, “Transformative conversion technology (gas)”

March 9, 2014 |

This is the official Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee page for Fulcrum Bioenergy, nominated in the “Transformative conversion technology (gas)” category for its MSW to fuels system. Voting Rules All voting is exclusively via social media this year. To vote, simply click on the Tweet, Like or Share link in on this page. Each tweet, like or […]

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Hottest Companies: Fulcrum BioEnergy

Hottest Companies: Fulcrum BioEnergy

August 25, 2013 |

Voting for Fulcrum in the Hot 50 or Hot 30 Rankings You can vote on the web for this company in the 50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy or the 30 Hottest Companies in Biobased Chemicals and Materials — by clicking on the icons above to “Like” or “Tweet” this page. Any web votes you record […]

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Fulcrum BioEnergy: The Digest Interview

Fulcrum BioEnergy: The Digest Interview

May 30, 2013 |

A signature developer of fuels from municipal solid waste lands a high-profile grant from DoD for a drop-in military biofuels project. The technology, the economics, the progress – CEO Jim Macias and VP Ted Kniesche update the Digest. For much of the past two years, the intriguing projects of Fulcrum BioEnergy have been advancing to […]

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Fulcrum demonstrate new MSW drop-in fuel process for jet and diesel

Fulcrum demonstrate new MSW drop-in fuel process for jet and diesel

May 29, 2013 |

In North Carolina, Fulcrum BioEnergy has successfully demonstrated the conversion of municipal solid waste (MSW) into jet and diesel fuels.This demonstrated process adds fuel diversity to Fulcrum’s products and complements its previously demonstrated MSW to ethanol process. Fulcrum’s ability to produce drop-in fuels from MSW opens up an 80 billion gallon-per-year fuel market and expands […]

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Fulcrum BioEnergy secures $175M in financing commitments for 1st MSW-to-biofuels project

Fulcrum BioEnergy secures $175M in financing commitments for 1st MSW-to-biofuels project

December 3, 2012 |

First commercial project in Nevada scheduled for completion in 2015; dramatic drop in operating expense. In California, Fulcrum BioEnergy announced that it has successfully secured commitments and is proceeding toward closing $175 million in financing to fund construction of its first municipal solid waste to low-carbon fuels plant, the Sierra BioFuels Plant and to fund […]

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