VIASPACE Press Release
VIASPACE GREEN ENERGY INC. APPROVED FOR LISTING ON OTC BULLETIN BOARD
Common Shares to Trade under Stock symbol VGREF
Irvine, CA- January 19, 2010-VIASPACE Inc. (OTCBB: VSPC), a clean energy company growing Giant KingTM Grass as a low-carbon, renewable energy crop, today announced that its majority-owned subsidiary VIASPACE Green Energy Inc. (VGE) has been approved for listing on the OTC Bulletin Board. The shares of VGE common stock are expected to trade under the stock symbol VGREF.
On January 14, 2010, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) approved VGE's application for quotation on the OTC Bulletin Board. VGE's market maker will file a priced quotation with FINRA, and trading of VGE shares is expected to begin shortly.
VGE's S-1 filing and registration as a separately reporting public company was declared effective by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on December 31, 2009. The filing is available at http://www.sec.gov/ under VIASPACE Green Energy.
About VIASPACE Inc.
VIASPACE is a clean energy company providing products and technology for renewable and alternative energy that reduce or eliminate dependence on fossil and high-pollutant energy sources. Through its majority-owned subsidiary VIASPACE Green Energy Inc., the Company grows Giant King Grass as a low carbon fuel for electricity generating power plants and as a feedstock for cellulosic biofuels. For more information, please see http://www.viaspace.com/ or contact Dr. Jan Vandersande, Director of Communications, at 800-517-8050 or IR@VIASPACE.com.
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