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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...

2011-03-07 10:30:00

BOSTON, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today reported that China's imports of woodchips increased 340% between 2008 and 2010, and that import levels are expected to more than double by 2015. This prediction is included in a newly published Special Market Analysis Study: The 18th annual International Pulpwood Trade Review. This annual report has become an essential tool for operators of tree farms and managed...

2011-02-15 08:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It has been a long-standing environmental trend that wood flooring producers use nearly all of their waste materials as an energy source for their plants. Over the years, they have used the saw dust, wood chips and other wood scraps and pulp as an energy source for boilers and other heating sources within their plants. Now, they have found a way to make these materials a useful, economical, and environmentally friendly heating source...

2011-01-05 11:17:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International energy pricing agency Argus today launched North American wood chip assessments. This expansion into US and Canadian wood chip pricing complements Argus' coverage of US wood pellet prices and its broader European biomass indexation. "Argus understands the global significance of renewable fuels, and we are pleased to be at the forefront, providing transparency to emerging biomass markets," Argus Media chairman and chief executive, Adrian...


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