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2011-03-07 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SG Biofuels, a bioenergy crop company using breeding and biotechnology to develop elite hybrid seeds of Jatropha, today announced it is expanding operations into India and has named Subhas Pattnaik as director of operations for the market. Subhas formerly led operations for Mission New Energy in India where he managed the rollout and operations of the largest Jatropha plantation acreage in the world spanning more than 200,000 acres, 124,000 farmers...

2011-03-01 07:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VSPC) and its subsidiary VIASPACE Green Energy Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VGREF) announced incorporation of VIASPACE Green Energy Pte. Ltd. in Singapore. The new company is 100% owned by VIASPACE Green Energy Inc. No further information about the new company is being announced at this time. Dr. Carl Kukkonen, chief executive of VIASPACE and the newly formed company, will travel to Asia to meet with potential...

2011-02-22 07:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VSPC), and its subsidiary VIASPACE Green Energy Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VGREF) announced that its CEO Dr. Carl Kukkonen has conducted an exclusive new audio-taped webcast interview so that VIASPACE shareholders and the investment community can learn more about the Company's recently developments and growth plans. Unrestricted access to the webcast is now available on the "Webcasts" page at...

2011-01-04 21:51:00

--Companies to Jointly Develop Process Design Packages (PDPs) that Enable Lowest Cost, Commercial-Scale Ethanol Production from Sugarcane, Corn and Wheat Residuals-- --Qteros' Consolidated Bioprocessing (CBP) Platform to Serve as PDP Technology Foundation; Enables Highly Streamlined Engineering Design and Delivers World-Class Economic Returns to Ethanol Producers-- --Praj's Experience and Installed Base of More than 450 Ethanol Plants Around the World Accelerates Commercialization Pathway...

2010-12-20 09:00:00

SAO PAULO, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceres, a leading developer of bioenergy crops, has appointed William Burnquist as the general manager of its operations in Brazil. An experienced leader in Brazil's sugarcane and ethanol sector, Burnquist will administer the day-to-day activities of the company's subsidiary, Ceres Sementes do Brasil Ltda., including local seed production and Ceres' network of sweet sorghum trials. Richard Hamilton, Ceres President and CEO, says that Burnquist's...

2010-12-01 00:41:11

With indepth focus on the EU "“ Americas' biomass "trade" relationship, and vast potential available in the Southeast, CMT is proud to announce, Biomass Trade & Power Americas, to be held at Hotel Palomar Atlanta, USA, on 23 "“ 25 February 2011. Atlanta, GA (Vocus/PRWEB) November 30, 2010 Endorsed and supported by IEA Bioenergy Task 40, the comprehensive conference offers key insights on strategic and market developments. It opens up opportunities to interact with regional...

2010-11-16 07:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VSPC), announced that its renewable energy subsidiary, VIASPACE Green Energy Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VGREF), launched its new website focusing on Giant King Grass. The website can be accessed at www.viaspacegreenenergy.com or www.vgref.com or through www.VIASPACE.com. Chief Executive Dr. Carl Kukkonen commented, "The new website is designed to answer many customer and investor requests for information...

2010-11-10 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- SG Biofuels, a bioenergy crop company developing and producing elite seeds of Jatropha, today announced it has established a strategic partnership with Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), to research and develop a model to process Jatropha seeds into a biofuel feedstock. SG Biofuels President and Chief Executive Officer Kirk Haney made the announcement at the Advanced Biofuels Markets Conference...

2010-10-06 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- SG Biofuels, a bioenergy crop company developing and producing elite seeds of Jatropha, today announced it has established a proprietary technology for large-scale Jatropha hybrid seed production. Hybrid seeds result in greater yield, uniformity and vigor while significantly reducing handling and deployment costs for plantation developers. The company made the announcement at JatrophaWorld 2010, an annual gathering of Jatropha producers and developers in...

2010-09-14 03:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- SG Biofuels, Inc., a bioenergy crop company developing and producing elite seeds of Jatropha, today announced it has completed a $9.4 million Series A financing with proceeds from Flint Hills Resources, a privately held company based in Kansas, Life Technologies Corporation, a biotechnology tools company based in Carlsbad, Calif., and participation from existing investors. The financing will support the company's efforts to advance Jatropha as a...


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