New York, NY (PRWEB) October 9, 2007
Ardour Capital Investments, LLC, a leading research and investment bank focused on Energy Technology / Alternative Energy & Power / Clean & Renewable Technologies in conjunction with global law firm Baker & McKenzie LLP, announce the 5th Annual Energy Technology Conference to be held on Thursday October 18th, 2007. Twelve companies in the sector will present to some of the largest investors in the space. A keynote address will be given by Mr. Alexander “Andy” Karsner, Assistant Secretary, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Participants are also invited to a site visit of FuelCell Energy’s Torrington CT. manufacturing facility the following day.
As leaders in their respective fields, Ardour’s Energy Technology Banking Group and Baker & McKenzie’s energy practice, have created a venue where key players in the alternative energy marketplace converge to discuss trends, explore opportunities, and forge relationships. Expect debate about and insights on topics from the future of hydrocarbon fuel prices and the hydrogen economy, biofuels vs. food crops, to grid stability and next generation solar.
Assistant Secretary Karsner manages the Department of Energy's (DOE) $1.47 billion applied science, research, development, and deployment portfolio, which promotes marketplace integration of renewable and environmentally sound energy technologies. His Office also bears primary responsibility for education, conservation, regulation and efficient use of our nation's energy resources, including federal energy management, building codes, appliance standards, and the Energy Star program, amongst others. Assistant Secretary Karsner leads Administration efforts to implement several prominent Presidential Initiatives, including "The 20 in 10 Plan" to reduce our dependency on gasoline 20% by 2017; and "The Advanced Energy Initiative" which aims to accelerate breakthroughs in the way we power our cars, homes, and businesses; both announced by President Bush in consecutive State of the Union Addresses. Additionally, on Friday October 19th, investors will be able to participate in a site visit of FuelCell Energy’s Torrington CT. manufacturing facility.
Companies scheduled to attend, speak and be available for one-on-one sessions include:
- Ardour Global Indexes
- American Superconductor
- Dynamotive Energy Systems
- Evergreen Solar
- FuelCell Energy
- Heliocentris Fuel Cells AG
- Nova Biosource Fuels
- Open Energy Corp.
- Renegy Holdings, Inc.
- SatCon Technologies
- Solar Enertech
- Zenergy Power Plc.
Admission is by invitation only so please register soon as space is limited. For more information or to register for the conference please contact Brian Greenstein at (212) 375-2956 or bgreenstein @ ardourcapital.com.
Ardour Capital Investments, LLC is a full service, NASD registered investment bank and securities research firm focused on Energy Technology/Alternative Energy & Power/Clean & Renewable Technologies since 2002. Ardour publishes in-depth company research and extensive technology focused industry research. Ardour provides a wide range of financial services for both public and private companies, including capital raising, advisory & M&A.
Baker & McKenzie’s Alternative Energy & Technology Group advises a broad range of alternative energy industry participants, including private developers (public and private companies, utility subsidiaries, and others), electric utilities, municipalities, natural gas companies, construction and equipment suppliers, lenders, equity investors and power marketers in relation to all phases of activity involved in alternative energy related projects.
This document is for information purposes only and it should not be regarded as an offer to sell or as a solicitation of an offer to buy the securities or other instruments mentioned in it.
Brian J. Greenstein
Ardour Capital Investments, LLC
bgreenstein @ ardourcapital.com