Piper Jaffray will host its sixth annual Clean Technology & Renewables Conference on Jan. 12 in New York. Industry participants and investors will hear from more than 80 of the fastest growing public and private companies in the solar, wind, smart grid, energy storage, LED, biofuels, water, automotive efficiency, and other clean technology sectors. “Piper Jaffray has a strong commitment to the clean technology and renewables space,” said Jeff... Read more..
Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. announced the granting of common stock and options to certain individuals to induce such individuals to enter into employment arrangements with Green Plains. A majority of the independent directors of Green Plains approved the grants. Pursuant to an employment agreement between Todd Becker and Green Plains on October 16, 2008, Mr. Becker received an option to purchase 150,000 shares of common stock. The option issued... Read more..
Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. announced that it has completed the previously-announced merger with VBV LLC and its subsidiaries (“VBV”), effective at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, October 15, 2008. The merger creates one of the nation’s largest publicly-traded ethanol production companies, with complementary grain, agronomy, feed, fuel, and ethanol marketing and distribution operations. At closing, VBV and its subsidiaries were... Read more..
VBV LLC announced “first grind” today at Indiana Bio-Energy’s ethanol plant in Bluffton, Indiana. The plant is VBV’s first facility to begin ethanol production. VBV’s other ethanol plant, located in Obion, Tennessee, is expected to be completed later this fall. “The completion of the Bluffton ethanol plant is an important milestone that coincides with equity holder voting on the proposed merger with Green Plains... Read more..