In a research note published on August 18, analyst Paul J Resnik of JM Dutton Associates mantains his “strong speculative buy” rating on Pacific Ethanol Inc. (ticker: PIEX). The 12-month target price is set to $35. Read the rest of this entry »


Lifeline Biotechnologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: LBTN) announced today that it has acquired a minority interest in TrendSetter Solar Products, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TSSP), a quality manufacturer of state-of-the-art, solar hot water heating and storage systems in the United States.Lifeline received approximately 8.3 million shares of TrendSetter Industries which represents more than $600,000 in total value which will be added to the company’s balance sheet. The acquisition of TrendSetter is part of Lifeline’s strategy to increase shareholder value by improving its asset valuation and issuing dividends to its shareholders. Read the rest of this entry »

Syngas International Corp. (OTCBB: SYNI)  is pleased to announce that further to its news release dated July 17, 2006, the acquisition agreement for 100% of the shares of Salmon Arms Plastics Ltd. is expected to be signed this week.As part of Syngas’ obligations under the purchase agreement, Syngas has advanced $100,000.00 to Salmon Arm Plastics Ltd. for working capital, operations and growth. Read the rest of this entry »

TrendSetter Solar Products, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TSSP) today announced it had received the largest single order in the Company’s history.Dirk Atkinson, TrendSetter’s CEO, said that, “The Company had won its $259,000 bid to supply and install solar hot water heating and storage systems to a repeat customer. Read the rest of this entry »

Colusa Biomass Energy Corporation (PINKSHEETS: CLME) today announced it has selected a 15-acre site for its bio-refinery which is expected to produce 10 million gallons per year of ethanol.

Tom Bowers, CEO of Colusa Biomass Energy, stated that “Arrangements and terms have been agreed for the construction of the Company’s bio-refinery. The bio-refinery will be located on a 15-acre site within the Colusa Industrial Park, Colusa, California. By locating in the Colusa Industrial Park’s 750 acre facility, CLME has access to the park wastewater handling system, negating the lengthy application of a wastewater permit. In addition, the CIP facility has complete freshwater, electrical and natural gas available for the bio-refinery operations. These resources are all essential to the ethanol production process.” Read the rest of this entry »

RENO, NV — (MARKET WIRE) — August 18, 2006 — EPOD International Inc. (the “Company”, “EPOD”) (OTCBB: EPOI) (FRANKFURT: EDU), a Grid-Integrated, eco-power utility and electric power systems provider, announces the Company has entered into an agreement to sell a five-megawatt solar panel factory.

Management announces that EPOD has entered into an agreement to sell a five (5) megawatt solar panel manufacturing plant to Ditec Automation Group (“Ditec”) of Mexico City, Mexico. The deal, valued at USD$13 million, is subject to financing and board of directors’ approval. Read the rest of this entry »

TrendSetter Solar Products, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TSSP) today announced its third quarter revenues were $348,569.Dirk Atkinson, TrendSetter’s CEO, said, “Third quarter sales of $348,569 continue the upward trend and are running at an annual rate of over $1.4 million. This is consistent with prior year revenues. As we secure our additional funding, we expect to expand the marketing efforts of our proprietary solar hot water systems and storage tanks. We’re settling into our new facilities and production will increase as new sales orders are added.” Read the rest of this entry »