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IRTH Communications, LLC

August 23, 2011 07:00 ET

IRTH Communications to Be Cleantech Investor Relations Sponsor of the 2011 Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference

Conference Expected to Bring Together Over 4,000 Attendees With Over 40 Cleantech Companies Set to Present

SANTA MONICA, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 23, 2011) - IRTH Communications, LLC, a leading provider of investor relations, financial communications, and strategic consulting services to companies focusing on alternative energy, clean and renewable technology, and natural and organic products, announced that it will be the cleantech investor relations sponsor of the upcoming 2011 Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference. The conference is being held September 11-13, 2011, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.

Hosted by the international investment banking firm Rodman & Renshaw, the 2011 Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference will bring together companies and institutional investors from around the globe. The conference will feature presentations from CEOs and CFOs of approximately 400 companies. It is expected that there will be more than 4,000 attendees at this invitation only event, which will include numerous networking opportunities, corporate presentations, Q&A sessions and one-on-one meetings.

The keynote speaker at the conference will be Al Gore, Nobel Laureate and former Vice President of the United States. Al Gore founded and chairs The Climate Reality Project, which is bringing the facts about the climate crisis into the mainstream and engaging the public in conversation about how to solve it. According to the Climate Reality Project's website, it has more than 5 million members and supporters and is guided by one simple truth -- the climate crisis is real and we know how to solve it.

Other appearances at the conference will be made by Dr. Henry Kissinger, former U.S. Secretary of State who will address the audience as a guest speaker, Dick Cheney, former Vice President of the United States, The Honorable Christopher J. Dodd, former U.S. Senator and Chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking and author of the landmark Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Legislation, and Harvey L. Pitt, former chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Approximately 40 cleantech companies will present at the 2011 Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Conference, including IRTH client Trellis Earth Products, Inc., a rapidly growing supplier and manufacturer of branded biodegradable plastic products that includes: bioplastic bags, cutlery, clamshells, cups, plates and trays, among other items made with renewable resources.

The following is a preliminary list of presenting companies in the conference's cleantech track:

Vertro, Inc.
American DG Energy Inc.
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc.
Axion International Holdings, Inc.
Axion Power International, Inc.
Ballard Power Systems, Inc.
Beacon Power Corporation
Broadwind Energy, Inc.
BTU International, Inc.
Capstone Turbine Corporation
Carbon Sciences, Inc.
China Power Equipment, Inc.
Clean Wind Energy Tower, Inc.
Comverge, Inc.
Energy Recovery, Inc.
Enviro Voraxial Technology, Inc.
Gevo, Inc.
Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc.
Lightbridge Corporation
Lime Energy Co.
Ocean Power Technologies, Inc.
Orion Energy Systems, Inc.
Plug Power Inc.
PowerSecure International, Inc
Rentech Inc.
Sionix Corporation
Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc.
TechPrecision Corporation
Trellis Earth Products, Inc.
UQM Technologies, Inc.
Verenium Corporation
Vertex Energy, Inc.
Westinghouse Solar, Inc.
World Energy Solutions, Inc.
Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited
ZBB Energy Corporation

For more information on the event and to reserve a place or register online, please visit

About IRTH Communications, LLC

IRTH Communications, LLC provides Investor Relations, Financial Communications and Strategic Consulting services to companies focusing on alternative energy, clean and renewable technology, natural and organic products and socially responsible activities. Socially responsible investing, sustainable investing & ethical investing, generally describe an investment strategy that seeks to maximize both financial return and social good. Our focus is on serving "Green" businesses as a strategic, value-added advisor and partner. For more information, please visit:

About Rodman & Renshaw, LLC

Rodman & Renshaw is a full-service investment bank dedicated to providing corporate finance, strategic advisory and related services to public and private companies across multiple sectors and regions. Rodman also provides research and sales and trading services to institutional investors. Rodman is the leader in the PIPE (private investment in public equity) and RD (registered direct offering) transaction markets. According to Sagient Research Systems, Rodman has been ranked the #1 Placement Agent in terms of deal volume of PIPE and RD financing transactions completed every year since 2005. For more information please visit

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