Tag: Fulcrum Bioenergy

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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 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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Biofuels Digest’s Advanced Bioeconomy Awards for 2015 

Biofuels Digest’s Advanced Bioeconomy Awards for 2015 

February 16, 2015 |

Project of the Year, Deal of the Year, Partnership of the Year, Chemical of the Year, and Cap Raise of the Year — who are the big winners? Each year, the Digest recognizes projects, feedstocks, processing technology breakthroughs, novel or improved molecules, and bioeconomy pioneers in the Biofuels Digest Awards — selected by the Digest’s […]

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Eight under $70: which biofuels ventures can beat out cheap oil?

Eight under $70: which biofuels ventures can beat out cheap oil?

January 12, 2015 |

Oil prices continue to show incredible volatility. $106 in June, $50 today. Which biofuels ventures have the pro-formas to make money in a tough market?  The Digest investigates. We have written it elsewhere that “good companies make money in good markets, but great companies make money in tough markets,” and by most accounts, the $50 oil […]

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Inside the US Navy’s new cost-competitive military biofuels program

Inside the US Navy’s new cost-competitive military biofuels program

September 21, 2014 |

$210 million towards public-private partnerships — that will result in $3.45 (or better) drop-in military biofuels that reduce foreign oil imports, create good-paying jobs, reduce carbon, and diversify the military’s energy supply. Those are the headlines out of DC. But what are the details of the program – how does it work? The Digest speaks […]

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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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