Tag: Fulcrum Bioenergy

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

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 […]

August 7, 2014 More

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

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 […]

August 7, 2014 More

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

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 […]

March 17, 2014 More

It’s 2014: get cracking!

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 […]

January 29, 2014 More

The Hottest Slides in Bioenergy: Part IV

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, […]

October 29, 2013 More

Why Waste? 10 Hot waste-to-fuels projects

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 […]

August 5, 2013 More

Fulcrum BioEnergy: The Digest Interview

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 […]

May 30, 2013 More

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

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 […]

May 29, 2013 More

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

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 […]

December 3, 2012 More

New 5-Minute Guides to Fulcrum BioEnergy, Petrobras

Biofuels Digest has released the next wave of its 5-Minute Guides – a “news you can use” digest on the leading companies in biofuels. Each 5-Minute Guide provides a company description, 3 top milestones for 2010-12 and projected for 2012-14, description of the business model; plus project info (location, feedstocks, product set, processing technology, capacity, […]

November 8, 2012 More