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2011-08-16 08:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VSPC), a clean energy company growing Giant King(TM) Grass as a low-carbon, renewable biomass crop, today reported financial results for the second-quarter ended June 30, 2011. Total revenue for second-quarter 2011 was $2,823,000, compared with total revenue for second-quarter 2010 of $764,000, an increase of $2,059,000 or 269%. For the quarter, cost of revenues was $1,924,000, compared to $524,000 in...

2011-08-03 08:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VSPC - News), a clean energy company growing Giant King(TM) Grass as a low-carbon, renewable biomass crop and its subsidiary VIASPACE Green Energy Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VGREF), today announced that chief executive Dr. Carl Kukkonen has been invited to speak at the 2nd Biomass Pellets Trade Asia to be held in Seoul, South Korea September 7-8, 2011. Dr. Kukkonen's presentation is entitled "Wood Pellets or...

2011-07-27 08:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VSPC), a clean energy company growing Giant King(TM) Grass as a low-carbon, renewable biomass crop and its subsidiary VIASPACE Green Energy Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VGREF), reported today that a potential customer in Europe has conducted extensive laboratory tests on Giant King Grass pellets. The customer was not identified. The energy content of Giant King Grass pellets was found to be 18.6 MJ per...

2011-07-25 08:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VSPC - News), a clean energy company growing Giant King(TM) Grass as a low-carbon, renewable biomass crop and its subsidiary VIASPACE Green Energy Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VGREF), today provided results of testing of Giant King Grass energy pellets by the Korea Forest Research Institute (KFRI) which conducts pellet testing, and is developing pellet standards for Korea. KFRI conducted 12 tests of Giant King...

2011-07-06 08:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VSPC - News), a clean energy company growing Giant King(TM) Grass as a low-carbon, renewable biomass crop and its subsidiary VIASPACE Green Energy Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VGREF), today provided comments on the strategic position paper, "Pellets Are Coming to Asia" written by Poyry Management Consulting. Poyry, based in Finland, is a global consulting and engineering company with an extensive energy...


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