SOURCE: Innovator Capital

March 03, 2009 08:37 ET

CleanEquity Monaco Sponsor & Presenting Companies Update

LONDON--(Marketwire - March 3, 2009) - CleanEquity Monaco 2009, the international environmental technology conference taking place on 19th and 20th March, is pleased to announce that Nissan Motor Company (Japan) will be sponsoring this year's event. This global leader in car design and manufacturing is a prolific investor in clean technologies including fuel cell, hybrid, and clean diesel vehicles. The centrepiece of Nissan's strategy for the next few years will focus on electric vehicles. The company aims to develop a range of high-quality electric vehicles that are safe, attractive, affordable and fun to drive. The all-electric vehicle will be introduced in the United States and Japan in 2010 and globally in 2012.

Nissan joins the existing group of sponsors lead by Barclay's Wealth. Regional host of CleanEquity is the Monaco Chamber of Economic Development (CDE). Other sponsors include NYSE Euronext; the Hugin Group; Invest Securities; the Société des Bains de Mer (Monte-Carlo SBM); the Fondation Prince Albert II de Monaco; the UNEP Finance Initiative; and Eurosif.

Innovator Capital continues to collaborate with its selection partners to source the most exciting cleantech companies from around the world. These partners are: MC Services (Munich, Germany); Carbon International (London, UK); the New Energy Fund (New York, US); Ardour Capital (Berlin, Germany) and Navigator Capital Advisors (Mumbai, India).

Furthermore, Innovator Capital is pleased to announce that the following companies have been selected for addition to the list of presenters:

Company                Country           Technology
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NTS                    Germany           Alternative Energy (Wind)
BlueH Technologies     The Netherlands
Catch the Wind         USA
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Aquascientific         UK                Alternative Energy (Hydro)
Tidal Sails            Norway
Aquamarine Power       UK
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KL Energy              USA               Alternative Energy (Biofuel)
TMO Renewables         UK
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BGI Ecotech            Germany           Alternative Energy (Solar)
Heliatek               Germany
PVflex Solar           Germany
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MicroGreen             USA               Automotive
ErockIT                Germany
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EnergyMixx             Switzerland       Alternative Energy Holding Company
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Cellenium              Thailand          Fuel Cells
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Nowait Transit         Norway            Mass Transit System
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Hansen Industries Inc. USA               Recycling
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Firmus                 Monaco            Water Treatment
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As well as providing visibility for the presenting companies, CleanEquity Monaco 2009 will display several cleantech vehicles. This fleet includes the ErockIT hybrid motorcycle -- an electrically powered bike that amplifies pedal-power by a factor of up to 50 -- and the Cambridge University Eco Racing (CUER) team's Affinity -- a completely solar-powered prototype car capable of speeds of up to 80 kph. On display also will be the Indian manufactured Reva and the US Tesla Roadster (0 to 60 mph in 3.7s, 350 km range), both of which are powered by lithium ion batteries.

For further details about CleanEquity Monaco 2009: www.cleanequitymonaco.com

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