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First Solar, Inc.
First Solar Announces 100MW Manufacturing Plant Expansion in Malaysia
PHOENIX, Jan. 25, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq:FSLR) today announced it will expand production with a new four-line solar module manufacturing plant with an expected minimum annual capacity (or nameplate capacity) of 100MW. The manufacturing plant will be located in Kulim Hi Tech Park located in Kedah, Malaysia and when fully ramped will employ approximately 500 people. Plant construction is scheduled to begin in April 2007 and conclude late in 2007, with production planned to begin in the second half of 2008. The total plant investment is estimated to be $150M. The Malaysian government is providing a 15-year income tax holiday as an incentive for First Solar's investment in Malaysia. The manufacturing site can accommodate future expansion.
Amelot Holdings, Inc.
Amelot Holdings, Inc. to Capitalize on President's National Demand of Alternative Fuels
CHEYENNE, Wyo., Jan. 25, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Amelot Holdings, Inc. (Pink Sheet:AMHD) is pleased to announce that the Company is looking to capitalize on the President's demands for increased production of renewable fuels. President Bush proposed in his State of the Union address to set the amount of alternative fuels that must be blended into the fuel supply at 35 billion gallons by 2017, up from 7.5 billion gallons in 2012. He also stated that he wants to expand the standard to include not just biodiesel but a wide range of oil alternatives, such as ethanol, methanol, butanol and hydrogen.
O2Micro International Limited
Low-Power Audio CD Player Patent Granted to O2Micro
GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman, Jan. 25, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- O2Micro(r) International Limited (Nasdaq:OIIM); (SEHK:0457), a leading supplier of innovative power management and security components and systems, was issued 10 claims under United States patent number 7,130,930 for its Low-Power Audio CD Player invention; a continuation of the invention issued June 2005 under United States patent number 6,895,448.
Web.com Announces Date for Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Results and Conference Call
ATLANTA, Jan. 25, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Web.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:WWWW), the leading destination for websites and web services, today announced that it will report results for its fiscal fourth-quarter and full-year ended December 31, 2006, before market open on Tuesday, March 13, 2007.