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Boston, MA – December 18, 2008 Ze-gen, Inc., a clean energy company providing advanced gasification technology to convert waste streams into synthesis gas, is pleased to announce the addition of Terry Newendorp to its Board of Directors.

Mr. Newendorp is the founder and chief executive of Taylor-DeJongh, a leading international energy and infrastructure private finance advisory firm. With more than 35 years of experience in international capital investments, global financial structuring, project financing and private placements of capital, Mr. Newendorp has negotiated and closed deals in 75 countries, aggregating more than $70 billion. In addition to extensive experience structuring commercial bank loans globally, he has worked closely with government and multilateral financing institutions such as the World Bank, IFC, and the export credit agencies of most of the developed world.

Mr. Newendorp has served as financial advisor for 22 trains of LNG production, 77,426 megawatts of power generation, and 26,410 kilometers of pipelines. Since 2006, he has advised the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe on energy security issues. Additionally, Mr. Newendorp has supervised over 250 IPP financial advisories, of which seven were the first of their kind in the host country.

Mr. Newendorp earned his J.D. cum laude from The George Washington University School of Law, and his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University.

About Ze-gen, Inc.

Ze-gen, Inc. is a renewable energy company that is emerging as a leader in the development of advanced gasification technology for converting wood debris and other solid waste streams into a synthesis gas (syngas) mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen gas. This syngas is a renewable fuel which can be used to offset the consumption of fossil fuels in conventional power and industrial boiler facilities. Ze-gen is poised to be the market leader in the environmentally friendly re-purposing of waste streams into renewable energy. For more information and to watch a recent Ze-gen feature on the Science Channel, visit


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