SOURCE: Information Forecast Inc.

September 10, 2007 15:28 ET

Abegnoa Bioenergy Executive to Appear at Infocast's Cellulosic Ethanol Meeting

Company Recently Announced Plans to Construct First US Commercial-Scale Cellulosic Ethanol Plant in Kansas

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - September 10, 2007) - Abegnoa Bioenergy, which recently announced plans to construct the first commercial-scale US cellulosic ethanol plant in Kansas, will be represented by Gerson Santos-Leon at the upcoming "Cellulosic Ethanol Summit" in Washington, DC, October 15-17, 2007.

The meeting, a veritable "who's who" in the rapidly accelerating industry of cellulosic ethanol, will feature Mr. Santos-Leon along with a quintet of his peers, all of whom recently received cellulosic ethanol energy grants from the Department of Energy. Those speakers include Doug Berven of POET, Jeff Passmore from IOGEN, Ross MacLachlan of Lignol Innovations Corp., Craig Evans from Alico and Arnold Klann, the President of Bluefire Ethanol, Inc.

Now in its second year, the hugely successful conference will feature a dozen corporate sponsors, including Verenium, Baker & McKenzie and Genencor among others, as well as an unprecedented twenty supporting organizations and media partners, including the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), the US Department of Energy (DOE), 25 x 25, the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE), the Clean Fuels Development Coalition (CFDC), the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG), the National Barley Growers Association (NBGA), the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), the National Farmers Union (NFU), the National Alfalfa & Forage Alliance, the National Ethanol Vehicle Coalition (NEVC), the National Sorghum Producers, the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), BIOTECanada, Nebraska Ethanol Board (NEB), and the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), all in support of what has become one of the destination events in the burgeoning world of cellulosic ethanol.

For further information about the Cellulosic Ethanol Summit, please visit or call Shelly Wong at 818-888-4445, ext. 20.

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