Primafuel Addresses United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bali

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California-based biofuels company, Primafuel, a key presenter at UN Climate Change Conference.

At Primafuel we've been hard at work from our home base in California developing better ways to make biofuels

Today California-based Primafuel addressed attendees of the United Nations Climate Change Conference currently underway in Bali, Indonesia. The conference brings together world policymakers, scientists and innovators to define an international framework for collaboration that builds upon the accomplishments of the Kyoto Protocol. As part of the conference, Primafuel's, Rahul Iyer presented his company's approach to practical and sustainable biofuels production.

"At Primafuel we've been hard at work from our home base in California developing better ways to make biofuels," says Rahul Iyer, Primafuel co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer, from Bali. "This is the first of many opportunities for us to share our ground-breaking biofuels thinking with world leaders working at the epicenter our global energy crisis. This is an opportunity to share our thinking with the world's top energy policymakers and businesspeople," says Iyer.

This is the second time in recent weeks Primafuel has emerged on the world stage. Just last month, Primafuel was named a 2008 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum.

"We've been hard at work for some time inventing more efficient, more practical ways to produce and deliver biofuels," says Primafuel CEO Richard Woods from Primafuel headquarters in Signal Hill, California. "We've been waiting for the right time to introduce ourselves on the world stage. Now, in front of the United Nations Climate Change Conference, we're sharing our ideas with the world," says Woods.

The two week conference, hosted by the Government of Indonesia, brings together UN representatives from more than 180 countries, along with businesspeople, NGO representatives and the media. The conference includes meetings of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, or UNFCCC, the parent treaty of the 1997 Kyoto Protocol. A key goal of the conference is defining an international cooperation framework that will last past 2012, when the Kyoto Protocol is set to expire.

About Primafuel
California-based Primafuel is inventing better biofuels. Primafuel brings together an international team of award-winning biofuels experts in the pursuit of zero-carbon biofuels. Primafuel owns patent-pending technologies that improve the biofuels production process along every step of the fuel supply-chain. Such innovations include waste-stream recycling, scalable and modular refineries, carbon-tracking infrastructure and the use of next-generation feedstocks. In 2007 Primafuel was awarded the state of California's largest biofuels production grant towards construction of a $90 million biofuel production facility at the Port of Sacramento. Primafuel is a 2008 World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer. Primafuel is a privately-held corporation with labs in California and Europe and business operations in New York and Asia. On the Web:

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