Piper Jaffray Hosts Sixth Annual Clean Technology and Renewables Conference

01/06/2011 | 03:56:58 PM

NEW YORK, Jan 06, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --

Piper Jaffray will host its sixth annual Clean Technology & Renewables Conference on Jan. 12 in New York. Industry participants and investors will hear from more than 80 of the fastest growing public and private companies in the solar, wind, smart grid, energy storage, LED, biofuels, water, automotive efficiency, and other clean technology sectors.

"Piper Jaffray has a strong commitment to the clean technology and renewables space," said Jeff Klinefelter, director of research at Piper Jaffray. "Companies within the sector represent one of the best secular investment themes as the world grapples with solutions to meet ever increasing global energy needs."

The sixth annual Piper Jaffray Clean Technology & Renewables Conference will feature companies from across the global supply chain. Participants will meet senior executives, and have the opportunity for one-on-one and group meetings. Attendees will also learn about unfolding technology advancements and cost improvements that will make these technologies competitive with traditional energy sources.

Featured companies include: Active Power Inc.; Advanced Battery Technologies, Inc.; Advantage IQ, Inc.; Agrivida, Inc.; Amtech Systems Inc.; AQT Solar, Inc.; Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc.; Aspen Aerogels, Inc.; Axion Power International Inc.; BridgeLux, Inc.; Capstone Turbine Corp.; Centrosolar Group AG; Ceres, Inc.; China Hydroelectric Corporation; China Recycling Energy Corp.; China Sunergy Co. Ltd.; Codexis, Inc.; Comtec Solar Systems Group Limited; Comverge, Inc.; Control4 Corporation; Culligan International Company; Echelon Corporation; EcoSynthetix; ECORE International, Inc.; Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc.; Elster Group SE; Energy Recovery, Inc.; EnerSys; Evergreen Solar Inc.; First Wind Energy LLC; FuelCell Energy Inc.; GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Ltd.; Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc.; GT Solar International, Inc.; HCL CleanTech Ltd.; Hudson Clean Energy Partners; Ingeteam Corporación, S.A.; Intematix Corporation; Itron, Inc. ; Watt, Inc.; JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.; Landis+Gyr, Inc.; Luminus Devices, Inc.; Mascoma Corporation; Maxwell Technologies, Inc.; Metabolix, Inc.; Myriant; OPOWER, Inc.; Oree, Inc.; Pentair, Inc.; Power Integrations, Inc.; Power-One Inc.; Rubicon Technology, Inc.; SAK Construction LLC; Satcon Technology Corporation; SIGMA Corporation; Skyline Solar, Inc.; Soladigm, Inc.; Solaire Direct S.A.S.; SolarBridge Technologies, Inc.; Solaria Corporation; SOPOGY, Inc.; Southwest Windpower, Inc.; Sriya Innovations, Inc.; Sunlight General Capital; Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd.; Tantalus Systems Corp.; Telvent Git S.A.; Tendril Networks, Inc.; Tetra Tech Inc.; The Switch Engineering Oy; Trimble Navigation Limited; Trina Solar Limited; Tri-Tech Holding, Inc.; Upsolar Co., Ltd.; UQM Technologies Inc.; Verenium Corporation; Virent Energy Systems, Inc.; Water Standard Company, LLC; Watts Water Technologies, Inc.

Company and investor participation in the Piper Jaffray Clean Technology & Renewables Conference is by invitation only. Clients interested in attending should contact their Piper Jaffray Representative. General and research-related media inquiries should be directed to AnalystMediaRelations@pjc.com. Investment banking-related media inquiries should be directed to Carol Osnes at carol.a.osnes@pjc.com.

About Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE: PJC) is a leading, international investment bank and institutional securities firm, serving the needs of corporations, private equity groups, public entities, nonprofit clients and institutional investors. Founded in 1895, Piper Jaffray provides a broad set of products and services, including equity and debt capital markets products; public finance services; financial advisory services; equity and fixed-income institutional brokerage; equity research and fixed income analytics; and asset management services. Piper Jaffray headquarters are located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with offices across the U.S. and in London and Hong Kong. Piper Jaffray & Co. is the firm's principal operating subsidiary. (www.piperjaffray.com)

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