SOURCE: Blue Diamond Ventures, Inc.

April 12, 2010 07:35 ET

Blue Diamond Ventures Hires Englander Knabe & Allen to Promote Energy Interests in Southern California

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - April 12, 2010) - Blue Diamond Ventures, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BLDV) -- Blue Diamond Ventures, through its affiliate Blue Diamond Renewables, LLC, announced today that it has engaged the Southern California based government relations and strategic communications firm Englander Knabe & Allen to promote its energy interests in Southern California. 

"Blue Diamond is committed to working with utilities in Southern California to help it meet its ambitious renewable energy goals," said Blue Diamond CEO John Quincey Moaning. "Whenever we bring on a new strategic partner, we always hire the best in class, and without a doubt, Englander Knabe & Allen is the team to carry the Blue Diamond banner in Southern California."

Englander Knabe & Allen will focus on promoting Blue Diamond's proposed joint venture 198-megawatt Huerfano Wind Project, plus 68 miles of wind transmission in Huerfano County, Colorado, which can help local utilities purchase energy from renewable sources.

"Blue Diamond's Huerfano Wind Project is on the cutting edge of the alternative energy industry, and we know it will find great success in Southern California," said Englander Knabe & Allen Managing Partner Harvey A. Englander. "We are proud to assist it in achieving that goal."

Englander Knabe & Allen's client roster includes companies such as Westfield, Motorola, Downey Hospital, LegalZoom, AT&T and the Los Angeles Police Protective League. EKA provides strategic counsel to clients on a wide range of issues, with particular focus on, and experience in, reputation and crisis management, litigation support, public affairs, government advocacy, media relations, community relations, financial communications and marketing material development.

Last year, wind study results for the joint venture's Huerfano Wind Project -- proposed on more than 8,000 acres -- came back highly favorable -- with wind speeds representing some of the best in Colorado. The data for the project is available at: http://www.engr.colostate.edu/ALP/ALP_62_Sheep_Mountain.htm.

Blue Diamond Ventures, Inc. is an agricultural company, and through its affiliate, Blue Diamond Ventures Biofuels, LLC, conducts business as a biofuels company with operations in the U.S. and future endeavors in the Caribbean and Africa.

About Blue Diamond Ventures, Inc.:

Blue Diamond Ventures, Inc. is an agricultural company, and through its affiliate, Blue Diamond Ventures Biofuels, LLC, conducts business as a biofuels company with operations in the U.S. and future endeavors in the Caribbean and Africa.

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    Blue Diamond Ventures, Inc.
    John Moaning
    CEO
    (713) 493 - 2587