Project Synthesis Fulcrum BioEnergy City of McCarran

Country United States  
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Raw Material organic residues and waste streams  
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Project Owner Fulcrum BioEnergy Sierra Biofuels Plant  
City City of McCarran, Storey County, Nevada,  
ZIP 89434  
Input 1 Name Waste  
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Input 1 Capacity 20000  
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Output 1 Capacity 314913  
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Startup 2019  
Contact (visible on Website) Fulcrum BioEnergy Sierra Biofuels Plant  
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Techlology Brief IPlasma Enhanced Melter (PEM) system provides a means of producing renewable energy from waste. The PEM process utilizes heat from plasma (electrically charged vapor) to convert waste feedstocks to valuable products including power generation.  
Additional Information In the City of McCarran, Storey County, Nevada, the plant will convert 90,000 tons of MSW into 10.5 million gallons of ethanol per year. Fulcrum has obtained the necessary local and state regulatory permits.