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JetBlue Airways Corporation
JetBlue Names Scott Green Vice President -- Flight Operations
NEW YORK, Aug. 29, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq:JBLU) today is pleased to announce the appointment of Captain Scott Green as Vice President, Flight Operations for the low-fare, low-cost airline, effective October 1. Capt. Green, an A320 captain and current System Chief Pilot for JetBlue, joined the airline in 2001 as a line pilot after eight years with Comair, a regional airline based in Cincinnati, OH. Capt. Green has also previously held the positions of Chief Pilot-Cincinnati for Comair, Assistant Chief Pilot and Chief Pilot-JFK within JetBlue.
Renewable Energy Resources, Inc.
Internal Hydro Places Low Impact Hydro Non-Turbine Energy Commander Unit for Certification and Production
TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 29, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Internal Hydro International Inc. (OTCBB:IHDR) (www.InternalHydro.com) has placed the first Energy Commander (EC) low impact hydro unit for renewable energy certification and production set up in Mobile, Alabama. IHDR's low impact hydro unit, the Energy Commander V, was built for commercial utilization using efficient positive displacement cylinders rather than large intake turbine systems. The system was sited with the cooperation of Earth First Technologies, Inc.'s (EFTI) CAVD plant in Mobile, Alabama for engineering certification and production plans by IHDR, and for domestic customer base demonstration and European production and manufacturing partner input. The low impact hydro system, besides being qualified for renewable energy and engineering certifications on site, will supply energy for use at the plant during operations.
First Equity Group
StockMarketNewsAlert Announces Corporate Profile on Walker Financial Corporation
POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 29, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Walker Financial Corporation (Walker) (OTCBB:WLKF) is now profiled on StockMarketNewsAlert.com. Walker Financial Corporation, a marketer of insurance, financial products and other products and services which benefit the baby boomer, senior and minority population segments, announces that it has grown to 10 licensed insurance counselors in the past 30 days and has submitted policies for issuance representing over $200,000 in annual premium during the month of July.
Amelot Holdings, Inc.
Amelot Alternative Energy Orders 6,000 Gallon Methanol Storage Tank
CHEYENNE, Wyo., Aug. 29, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Amelot Holdings, Inc. (Pink Sheets:AMHD) is pleased to announce that the Company's subsidiary, Amelot Alternative Energy, Inc., has ordered a 6,000 gallon Methanol tank from Mass Tanks. Mass Tanks is a strong local supplier, with an established presence in New England. They have a proud reputation for building a quality product and enjoy a very high level of repeat business from their customer base that numbers more than 200 accounts. Mass Tanks is proud to be a member in good standing of the Steel Tank Institute and carries a limited 30-year warranty available on all certified tanks that are manufactured.
SmallCap Sentinel: California Solar Bill Shines Spotlight on Sun-Based Equities
IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 29, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- "The announcement of the passage of the Million Solar Roofs bill in the massive state of California could be the watershed event for which the solar industry has long clamored," said SmallCap Sentinel analyst D.R. Clark. "Not only is this now certain to become the most comprehensive solar project in the country, it also may well be a seminal event in this oft-politicized industry. The bipartisan support is 'pert near as promising as the solar power itself."
Madagascar Oil Announces the Appointment of Independent Directors
LONDON and NEW YORK, Aug. 29, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Madagascar Oil, a private oil and gas company holding the largest onshore licensed acreage in Madagascar, is pleased to announce the appointment of four new independent directors to its Board. Joining the Board are: Gary Beach, Chairman of Playa Petroleum; C. Robert Black, former Senior Vice President of Texaco Inc.; Bernard de Combret, former Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board of Total (TotalFinaElf); and Randy Foutch, founder and former Chairman of Latigo Petroleum Inc. The new appointees join existing Board members, who include: company founder directors Robert Nelson and Sam Malin; independent director Nordine Ait-Laoussine, former Energy Minister for Algeria, former VP of Sonatrach, former COO of Kufpec and currently President of Nalcosa; newly appointed Resident Director Lydia Boarlaza; and newly appointed joint Chief Executive Officer Alex Archila, who was until recently the President of Chevron Canada.
Carthew Bay Technologies Inc.
Astris Energi Fuel Cell Electrodes Pass 5,000 Hour Test
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Aug. 29, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Astris Energi Inc. (OTCBB:ASRNF) reported the positive results of its electrode improvement program aimed at extending the useful life of the company's alkaline fuel cells. Several tested samples exceeded 5000 hours of operation under full load, without noticeable degradation of performance. In fact, performance of these new electrodes slightly improved during the initial 1000 hour period and then stabilized near the initial value. This kind of performance differentiates Astris' electrodes from conventional platinum catalyzed electrodes which typically show slight but continuous degradation throughout their life.