SOURCE: Information Forecast, Inc.

August 22, 2007 12:31 ET

Lignol Energy Corp's President to Appear at Infocast's Cellulosic Ethanol Meeting

Company Recently Made $30 Million Grant Request With DOE

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - August 22, 2007) - Ross MacLachlan, the President & Chairman of Lignol Energy Corp., who earlier this week announced a formal filing for a $30 million U.S. Department of Energy grant to build a cellulosic ethanol commercial development plant, has agreed to appear as a key speaker 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. MacLachlan 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, Gerson Santos-Leon of Abengoa, Craig Evans from Alico and Arnold Klann, the President of Bluefire Ethanol, Inc.

Now entering its second annual 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 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.

About Infocast

Infocast is an event production company with twenty years of successful industry experience, including a highly successful series of Finance and Investment Summits in wind power, solar power, ethanol, carbon and biodiesel. The Summits are leading events where industry players gather to share their perspectives on the finance and investment market, to establish relationships, network and conduct business.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Shelly Wong
    818-888-4445, ext 20