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Tiga Energy Services Announces Joint Venture to Develop Blended Renewable Energy Plants At GCC

February 17, 2011

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb.15, 2011 – Tiga Energy Services, Inc., a provider of security, connectivity, and interoperability solutions to the energy industry, announced today it has formed a joint venture with Eco-Merge USA LLC., a subsidiary of Dentsu Japan, and Innovative Energy Group, LLC. To fund, deploy and operate multiple 100% blended renewable energy power plants throughout Texas and the USA. Each energy plant will be privately funded and will blend renewable sources that will include solar, simple cycle, combined cycle (steam-to-energy), and combined heat and power plants (CHP) powered from waste-to-energy sources to produce in excess of 15MW of renewable energy. The plants will offer renewable electricity at rates highly competitive with conventional utilities.

The first blended renewable energy power plant is scheduled to break ground in the second quarter of 2011 in Bastrop County Texas, approximately 15 miles from Austin. The plant will offer electricity to utilities in the Central Texas region and provide thermal energy services to the planned Eco-Merge Green Corporate Center.

Under our business model, the partners and investors will jointly own the plants and sell electricity at a profit both to an anchor customer and to independent utilities. We expect that upon completion …

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Central Texas Airport is Proud to Announce the Eco-Merge Green Corporate Centers Development

October 20, 2010

BOLD ECO-MERGE GREEN CORPORATE CENTER DEVELOPMENT

BRINGING INNOVATION, OPPORTUNITY TO CENTRAL TEXAS

  • Project combines economic growth, job creation, transportation improvement and environmental responsibility
  • Companies already making commitments to locate at the center
  • Private investment will fund development, construction and operating costs
  • Central Texas Airport addresses general-aviation gap dating back 10-plus years

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 19, 2010 – An ambitious Central Texas development will demonstrate the vast potential of common-sense green technology and planning, while creating much-needed jobs, increasing tax revenue and providing critical general-aviation capacity for the region.

At an event today at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, project and public officials said the Eco-Merge Green Corporate Center, located in Bastrop County, will show how commercial development and environmental responsibility should not only coexist, but are best done together.

The 1,500-acre GCC project, near the intersection of FM 1704 and FM 969 about 15 minutes east of Austin, will be home to organizations researching, creating, incubating and producing advanced green technologies.  Companies already committing to operate from the center include:

Bastrop County Commissioners Unanimously Approve Incentives for Airport

June 15, 2010

30 Year Incentive Agreement Signed

Bastrop County commissioners unanimously approved incentives Monday for a proposed $150 million private airport and business complex in the western part of the county. The county would refund 75 percent of county property taxes for the proposed airport over 30 years as part of an agreement with the project’s developer. The airport is far from a done deal — parts of the project still must be approved by the county and federal regulators — but the commissioners’ incentive offer is a significant step. “This was done with the taxpayers’ concerns in front of it,” said Lee Dildy, commissioner of Precinct 4, where the proposed site of the airport is located. “Both sides acted in good faith. I feel very comfortable with this agreement.” Dildy said public money will not be used to build the airport and related improvements. Jim Carpenter, managing partner of Central Texas Airport LLC, the would-be developer of the airport, said, “The Central Texas Airport completes the missing infrastructure asset that was needed for Central Texas.” Carpenter began discussions with the county on the project at least a year ago. He said the airport would help fill a need when an …

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