SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mitch Hawkins, CEO of JatrophaBioJet Corporation announced today founding of the World Biojet Alliance, a worldwide industry non-profit trade group to serve the needs of the rapidly forming Bio Jet Fuel sector. Mr. Hawkins, who will serve as Chairman of the Board of Governors, stated ‘The World Biojet Alliance will be an independent and impartial global organization founded to promote, conduct research, coordinate communications and provide innovative solutions for advanced biofuels used in aviation.’
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| From: Pursol Solar Systems
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pursol Solar Systems today announces the signing of an agreement with the Fort Peck Indian Tribes of Poplar, Montana for the development of its solar manufacturing plant in its Reservation. The agreements would create 350 jobs for the local community. Expected gross revenue from the solar manufacturing plant will exceed $200 M annually and will provide a boost to the local economy. At full capacity, the plant will generate 100 MW of solar panels providing much needed supply to the Pursol Solar team.
Abundant Biofuels Corporation Offers Low-Cost, Long-Term Contracts to Supply Jatropha Oil to U.S. Refiners with Under-Capacity Production Problems
| From: Abundant Biofuels Corporation
MONTEREY, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Charles Fishel, Chairman of Abundant Biofuels Corporation, noted that ‘There are about 100 biodiesel refineries operating below capacity and another 47 idle refineries in the United States, alone.’ To help solve this problem, Abundant Biofuels provides standardized long-term contracts (5- or 10-years) in multiples of 50,000 barrels (2,100,000 gallons) of jatropha oil. Financing is available.
| From: E85Prices.com
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., April 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — E85Prices.com is reporting that the United States now has 1,986 stations selling E85 ethanol fuel across 1,427 cities. In 2005 there were less than 500 stations across 400 cities selling E85. E85 ethanol is no longer a Midwest only fuel. E85 has spread to both coasts.
| From: South Pole Carbon Asset Management Ltd.
ZURICH, Switzerland, March 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BP Alternative Energy Plc has taken a minority interest in South Pole Carbon Asset Management Ltd., a leading developer of high-quality greenhouse gas emission reduction projects. Since its inception in 2006, South Pole has been profitable and has financed its growth out of the cash flow generated from carbon asset development and related advisory services.
MicroGen Systems Wins NYSERDA Contract; to Partner with The Infotonics Technology Center (ITC) in Developing Micro-Energy Harvesting Technology
| From: Infotonics Technology Center
CANANDAIGUA, N.Y., Feb. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MicroGen Systems, LLC has been awarded a $300,000 contract for its Piezoelectric Vibrational Energy Harvester project by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). The program budget is $619,000 with $319,000 in matching funds coming from The University of Vermont (UVM) Innovations Fund, ITC’s Army Research Laboratory funds, and MicroGen itself. MicroGen is a spinout from UVM, which is commercializing technology exclusively licensed from UVM.
Vertex Business Services Selects Cogent’s Software to Reconcile Customer Billing Information with ERCOT SCR727 Data
| From: Cogent Technology Group, Inc.
DALLAS, Texas, Feb. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cogent Technology Group, Inc. announced today that their Energy Marketer Data Reconciliation System (EMDRS) software product has been chosen by Vertex Business Services to provide a select number of its clients operating in the Texas deregulated electricity market with a means to reduce variances between ERCOT’s SCR 727 ESIID Service History & Usage Extract data and their internal customer billing data.
Midwest Wind Energy’s Projects Surpass $1 Billion Mark – Wind Developer Thrives Even During the Economic Downturn
| From: Midwest Wind Energy, LLC
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chicago-based Midwest Wind Energy, LLC (MWE), a leading developer of wind farms in the Central United States, announced today that it has completed development of its sixth wind power project, surpassing the $1 billion threshold in developed project assets. The six projects, which total 568 megawatts in nameplate capacity, are located in Illinois, Wisconsin, and Nebraska, and generate enough electricity to supply an estimated 160,000 average households.
| From: US Renewables Group
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today SolarReserve, a developer of utility scale solar power plants, announced that it has closed a second round of funding totaling $140 million. The financing was led by the renewable energy private equity group within Citi Alternative Investments, Sustainable Development Investments (SDI), and Credit Suisse’s Customized Fund Investment Group.
Limnia, Inc. Announces Private/Government Partnership to Deliver Leading Energy Storage Solution to Worldwide Marketplace
| From: Limnia, Inc.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Limnia, Inc., in a private/public partnership with university and national lab efforts, announces an initiative to aggregate over $100M of past research from 30 years of private lab development. This project’s goal is to deliver an energy storage solution to the marketplace which holds more energy than traditional batteries with optimal efficiency and maintains longer duration per charge than any other solution currently available worldwide.
| From: Paramito Global Holdings, Inc.
LAS VEGAS, Nev., July 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paramito Global Holdings, Inc. (PGH), the parent company for PGH-Canada, Ltd., Paramito Asset Management, LLC, Paramito Pictures, LLC and Affinity Financial Services, LLC (AFS), all hold investment opportunities to reflect the current market — alternative energy, real estate, film and entertainment, and corporate finance. (ARCHIVAL – REMOVED.)
| From: American Plant Maintenance Inc.
BOSTON, Mass., June 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Amidst the ever present and growing energy crisis, lurks an even bigger culprit than your father’s old gas guzzler. Steam. According to American Plant Maintenance, steam is still a living necessity in a vast majority of U.S. hospitals, power plants and manufacturing facilities, and in spite of its environmentally green disposition, is also single handedly responsible for billions of dollars in fuel consumption every year.
| From: SolarReserve
LA BAULE, France and LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Terry Murphy, President and CEO of California-based solar thermal power company SolarReserve, has been tapped to speak about the future of concentrated solar power at a technology conference to be held later this week. The conference’s goal is to foster European expansion and partnership agreements for select companies focusing on energy, technology, entertainment and media, and other emerging technology fields.
SolarReserve Hires Top Energy and Technology Expert – Tom Georgis Appointed as Vice President of Development
| From: SolarReserve
LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SolarReserve, the Los Angeles-based solar thermal power company, has announced the hiring of Tom Georgis as Vice President of Development. Georgis will be responsible for developing solar power projects in the United States and internationally. SolarReserve holds the exclusive license for the breakthrough molten salt power tower technology with energy storage developed by United Technologies Corporation subsidiary, HS Rocketdyne.
| From: Management and Excellence SA
MADRID, Spain – Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Petrobras is the world’s most sustainable oil/gas company according to the 5th annual oil/gas ranking by the sustainability research and rating firm Management & Excellence (M&E, Madrid & Sao Paulo). The M&E ranking, marketed with Oil&Gas Journal Online, measures oil/gas companies’ compliance with 387 accepted international standards in sustainability.
| From: SolarReserve
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Jan. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SolarReserve, the Los Angeles-based solar thermal power company that has licensed an innovative energy storage technology for on-demand utility-scale solar power, today announced the appointment of William R. Gould, Jr. to serve as Chief Technical Officer.
| From: SolarReserve
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Jan. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SolarReserve, the Los Angeles-based solar thermal company that has recently commercialized an innovative heat storage technology that provides utility-scale solar power on demand, today announced that Kevin Smith has been hired to serve as Chief Operating Officer and Head of Development.
Oilsource Holding Group Inc. and Abundant Biofuels Corporation Form Joint Venture to Produce Biodiesel in Colombia from Jatropha Using Abundant’s Proprietary Agronomy Techniques
| From: Abundant Biofuels Corporation
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA and MONTEREY, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Oilsource Holding Group announced that it has joined with Abundant Biofuels Corporation to begin producing biodiesel from non-food crops in Colombia. Abundant Biofuels Colombia SRL has identified a strong interest from private and government sector.
Eco Capital and Invest, Inc. and Green Oil Technologies, LLC Introduces Next Generation Gasification Technology to U.S. Markets
| From: Green Oil Technologies, LLC
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Sept. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eco Capital and Invest, Inc. of Michigan City, Indiana and Green Oil Technologies of Denver, Colorado have made next generation gasification systems available to the North American markets, using the patented German Technology called KUG Thermolysis. Gasification plants convert many types of waste products into gas and electricity cleanly and efficiently.
Spirit Drilling and Completion Fluids Expands to Rockies, Renames Dynamic Drilling Fluids Operations
| From: Spirit Drilling and Completion Fluids
HOUSTON, Texas and DENVER, Colo. – Sept. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spirit Drilling and Completion Fluids announced today that Dynamic Drilling Fluids of Denver, Co. will combine with the company, expanding Spirit’s operations into the Rocky Mountain region. The company will be renamed Spirit Drilling and Completion Fluids, LTD and will be a key component in Spirit’s expansion.
| From: Lantana Oil & Gas Partners
HOUSTON, Texas – Sept. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lantana Oil & Gas Partners announced today that Ark-La-Tex Energy, LLC and its partners, including Pinkston Resources, have sold a package of oil and gas producing properties to Sojitz Energy Venture, Inc., an affiliate of Tokyo-based Sojitz Corporation, for approximately $79 Million US.
| From: Native Voices Foundation
BASIL, Switzerland – July 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘At the first World Clean Energy Awards in Basel’s Congress Center, Intertribal COUP’s NativeEnergy, a partnership of 12 Great Plains Tribes, was honored as ‘one of the world’s premier projects promoting large-scale use of renewable energies,” according to Native Voices Foundation’s Tex Hall, former President of the National Congress of American Indians.
| From: Think Energy, Inc.
TAKOMA PARK, Md. – June 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Think Energy, a renewable energy consulting firm, congratulates the State of Wisconsin on the release of a request for proposals for a long-term renewable energy purchase. Through a joint effort with the Responsible Purchasing Network at the Center for a New American Dream, Think Energy helped the State of Wisconsin draft a request for proposals.
| From: Systrends
TORONTO, Ontario and TEMPE, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Systrends International, a provider of data communications software and services to the Electricity, Gas and Retail industries, today announced a strategic partnership with Michor & Associates. Michor will exclusively market all of Systrends’ products and services in Canada.
| From: Oil Intelligence Link, Inc.
NEW YORK, N.Y. – Sept. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An article published Sept. 21 on Oilintel.com by Tom Waterman states, ‘Since we predicted a severe drop in prices in August, we have received emails and phone calls asking how low prices will go and how long the downtrend will last (see The Ethanol Monitor Volume 2, No. 31, August 21, 2006 – Why $50 per Barrel oil is not Out of the Question). I was asked to do an interview on ROBTv, as they figured I was out of my mind.’
| From: Oil Intelligence Link, Inc.
NEW YORK, NY – Aug. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The signs are there, no matter where you look. In fact, the signs have been there for six months as the rally in oil prices that is three years in the making, is running out of steam, says Oilintel.com. The logic that fuels the ‘fear’ premium may not be enough to overwhelm the weakening fundamentals that are prevalent now.
| From: New England-Canada Business Council
BOSTON, MA – Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Province’s Premier to address growing ties between regions, announced the New England-Canada Business Council (NECBC) today. The potential for vast energy supplies in Newfoundland and Labrador to meet New England’s future energy demand will be among the topics discussed by the Province’s Premier, Danny Williams in Providence this week.
| From: Powerit Solutions
SEATTLE, WA – Jan. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — E.ON Sweden, the world’s largest private-sector energy company, has purchased Powerit MIC’s European operation headquartered in Lund, Sweden, and plans to integrate Powerit’s suite of peak energy management products into a customer-focused energy efficiency group. Currently, there are more than 500 Powerit systems in operation worldwide and E.ON plans to expand this by offering the Powerit system to their extensive European and Scandinavian customer base.
| From: Chattanooga Corp
WASHINGTON, DC – September 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chattanooga Corp announced today the results of successful testing of the company’s revolutionary new technology designed to directly process oil shale and oil sand to high-grade, low sulfur, synthetic crude oil. The company’s patented Chattanooga Process technology was used to produce synthetic crude oil from Colorado oil shale and has now been shown to be commercially viable.
| From: Norki Energy Systems, Inc.
POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – August 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With gas and oil prices spiraling out of control and old man winter fast approaching, Norki Energy Systems of Poughkeepsie, New York, is offering an alternative heating system to businesses that generate used oil.
| From: DynaPump, Inc.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – August 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSIWRE) — DynaPump, Inc. has announced the results of energy testing from the manufacture and operation of their entire line of innovative pumping systems. Test results have shown that the manufacturing of a DynaPump unit saves 1 million kw/hr per pump when compared to a conventional beam pump.
Innovative, Economical, Environmental Friendly System that Dramatically Increases Cash Flow from Wells by Pumping Oil, Water, and Gas More Efficiently than Current Systems
| From: DynaPump, Inc.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – June 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DynaPump, Inc. has announced the newest addition to its line of innovative pumping systems; the Natural Gas DynaPump Power Unit. It allows all producers of fluid from the ground to pump fluid more efficiently than with current systems. Thousands of oil and gas wells can be operated more efficiently and cost effectively by using the natural gas power unit instead of an electric unit freeing up electricity for other needs. The DynaPump natural gas power unit provides the best solution for producing the maximum flow at the lowest lifting cost.
| From: Champion Technologies, Inc.
FRESNO, TX — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On March 31st, 2005, dignitaries and scientists from around the world were on hand to help celebrate the grand opening of a new addition of the state-of-the-art research and development center at Champion Technologies, Inc. The 35,000 square foot facility is located at Champion’s global research headquarters in Fresno, Texas.