Tag: Fulcrum Bioenergy

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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It’s 2014: get cracking!

It’s 2014: get cracking!

January 29, 2014 |

Hydrotreating, catalytic cracking, pyrolysis, metathesis, supercritical, and catalytic reforming. It’s the big new wave heading for biofuels and biobased chemicals at scale. The secret word in the bioeconomy for 2014 starts with a C. Carbon? Chemicals? Cellulosic? Close, but guess again. Yep, it’s cracking. That is, breaking down the biobased feedstock with heat, pressure and […]

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The Hottest Slides in Bioenergy: Part IV

The Hottest Slides in Bioenergy: Part IV

October 29, 2013 |

From the leaders in bioenergy and chemicals—  the real issues and trends. In California, ABLC-Next has concluded for this year — and industry leadership in R&D, commercialization, policy and finance will reconvene at ABLC 2014 — the Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference — in Washington DC on April 21-23 of next year. Between now and then, […]

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Why Waste? 10 Hot waste-to-fuels projects

Why Waste? 10 Hot waste-to-fuels projects

August 5, 2013 |

Today, we look at the 10 Hottest Waste to fuels companies, their prospects and their projects.  So you’ve heard the bad news: climate change is here. The economy is too weak to do anything about it, they say. Natural gas is transformationally cheap, but try filling your car with it. Meanwhile, temperatures are rising, storms […]

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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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