About Sierra Energy

Sierra Energy is committed to innovation that leads to a zero waste future.

Since 2004, Sierra Energy has focused on the development of FastOx® gasification, a technology that turns trash into energy without burning. This sustainable solution is commercially available to meet the needs of the modern waste industry.

The company continues to advance its technology and test new applications for gasification at the Sierra Energy Research Park in Davis, California. Sierra Energy’s commercial facility is located in Monterey County, California.


  • Biofuels Digest Hot 40 Emerging Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy for 2017
  • Grant Award from The Roddenberry Foundation, $150K
  • 2016 Sacramento Region Innovation Awards—Sustainability Award
  • The Reinventors, Upstart Business Journal
  • Environmental Recognition Award, City of Davis
  • Eco-Hero, Cool Davis
  • Grant Award from Defense Logistics Agency, $100K
  • Biofuels Digest Top 100 people in the Advanced Bioeconomy for 2015
  • Grant Award from Department of Defense, $3MM
  • Grant Award from California Energy Commission, $5MM
  • Top 150 Biofuel Companies, Biofuels Digest
  • Most Innovative New Product in Environment and CleanTech 2012
  • Top 200 GoingGreen Company