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2014-09-22 08:22:41

WALNUT, Calif., September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC: VSPC) today reported that CEO, Dr. Carl Kukkonen, met with potential Giant King Grass customers in Hawaii. Dr. Kukkonen also attended the Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit held in Honolulu September 15-17, where he gave an invited presentation at a special conference track on Agricultural Innovation. On March 17, 2014, VIASPACE announced that Giant King Grass was released from the mandatory one-year quarantine on...

2014-09-15 08:22:31

WALNUT, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC: VSPC) today reported more details on the Giant King Grass bioenergy project being pursued by Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited of South Africa. Below is an article by Chantelle Kotze in the Mining Weekly, which is available at http://www.miningweekly.com/article/r47-million-bio-energy-project-under-development-by-harmony-2014-08-22. "Gold miner Harmony Gold is implementing a R47-million bioenergy pilot-scale project...

2014-09-08 08:23:10

WALNUT, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that the first harvest of Giant King Grass in the Imperial Valley of California, was completed on September 2, 2014. At the University of California site in Holtville, California, two planting methods were compared. One is to plant single nodes that each grow into individual plants, and the other method is to plant whole Giant King Grass stalks continuously end to end similar to the way that...

2014-09-02 08:22:57

WALNUT, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) issued an update on the Giant King Grass power plant and animal feed projects in Nicaragua. VIASPACE CEO Dr. Carl Kukkonen traveled to Nicaragua in August to participate in the formal power plant feasibility study being conducted by Pelican SA of Managua. The feasibility study team met at the plantation on the shores of Lake Nicaragua to assess the agricultural aspects of the project and to inspect potential...

2014-08-25 08:22:02

WALNUT, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that CEO Dr. Carl Kukkonen was interviewed by The Wall Street Transcript, a paid subscription publication and website that publishes biweekly industry reports that feature equity analyst, money manager and CEO interviews. In publication since 1963, The Wall Street Transcript has interviewed the CEOs and senior executives of public companies and publishes these interviews verbatim. The full...

2014-07-28 08:24:18

WALNUT, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that VIASPACE partner Selectra CC and the Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited of South Africa made a formal announcement of Harmony's implementation of the first bioenergy project on mining property in South Africa. The goal of the project is to grow energy crops---sugar beets and Giant King Grass--on contaminated mine affected lands in order to restore and rehabilitate the land. Gold-mining is a...

2014-07-14 08:21:48

WALNUT, Calif., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that the company has entered into a research collaboration with the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources Division (UCANR). The objectives of the research are to: -- Compare the growth of Giant King Grass using subsurface drip irrigation with flood (furrow) irrigation -- Compare individual node and whole stalk planting methods -- Evaluate yields when cut...

2014-07-07 08:22:25

WALNUT, California, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that the company has signed a Giant King Grass Supply Contract with ReSource BioEnergy, Inc. to supply Giant King Grass for its bioenergy projects in Jamaica. Giant King Grass propagation nodes were harvested from the VIASPACE nursery in California, inspected by the United States Department of Agriculture which issued a phytosanitary certificate, and were shipped to Jamaica where Giant King...

2014-06-30 08:23:33

WALNUT, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that CEO, Dr. Carl Kukkonen, was an invited speaker at the 17(th) Annual Platts Private Power in Central America Conference held June 12-13, 2014 in Panama City, Panama. The conference covered fossil fuel and renewable electricity projects in the region, and the Nicaragua Energia Reino Verde project was presented as a case study. Kukkonen's presentation, titled "12 MW Biomass Power Plant with...

2014-06-26 08:22:05

WALNUT, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today issued an update regarding the progress of the Tibbar Energy, Giant King Grass fueled, 7-megawatt biogas power plant on the island of St. Croix. The power plant will supply clean and renewable electricity created from VIASPACE Giant King Grass (GKG) to the Virgin Island Water and Power Authority (WAPA) for at least the next 25 years. As previously reported, Tibbar Energy was issued a Virgin Island...


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