Synopsys Inc. (Nasdaq:SNPS) a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, announced that it is the first IP provider to support the final version of the PCI ExpressÂ® (PCIeÂ®) 3.0 base specification (version 1.0), recently released by the PCI Special Interest Group (PCI-SIGÂ®). In addition, Synopsys has enhanced its DesignWareÂ® digital controllers for PCI Express with new features including support for the latest PIPE 3.0 specification (v0.9), PCI-SIG Engineering Change Notifications (ECNs), 256-bit datapath and embedded DMA engine, all of which provide performance improvements for the PCIe interface.
Synopsys, Inc. and its subsidiaries provide electronic design automation software and related services for semiconductor design companies worldwide. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.
Cleantech Transit Inc. ("Cleantech") (OTCBB:CLNO) has newly announced that funding to be provided to Phoenix Energy for the commercialization of a 500 Kilowatt biomass gasification plant should be eligible to apply for a renewable energy cash back incentive program offered by the U.S. Federal Government. If it concludes its planned investment in Phoenix Energy, under Section 1603 of the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act, Cleantech Transit will be entitled to receive its pro-rata share of 30% cash grant payments. Once the final interconnect process and application are complete the grant should be received within 60 days. The 5-year grant vesting period, means all parties must remain owner of record for that length of time, underscoring Cleantech and its partners' commitment to this project and the host community.
The U.S. Treasury's cash grant program was created to provide funding, in lieu of tax credits, for the development of clean energy projects and clean tech jobs nationwide. The Merced facility has already employed several individuals, both for the construction phase and subsequent plant operations once in service.
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