19.07.07

19.7.2007: Meldung: Active Power Earns Endorsement from The Carbon Trust

As energy prices continue to rapidly increase and momentum builds for tougher environmental legislation, organizations are challenged to improve energy efficiency and minimize overhead power consumption. To help address this need, Active Power announces The Carbon Trust has listed CleanSource(R) UPS (uninterruptible power supply) on its Energy Technology Product List (ETPL), part of the Enhanced Capital Allowance (ECA) scheme. Active Power has also earned the privilege of now using the Energy Technology List (ETL) symbol.

The ECA scheme is managed by The Carbon Trust, a private entity backed by the United Kingdom government to address the threat of climate change and accelerate the transition to a low carbon economy. The scheme provides United Kingdom based businesses first year tax relief on their qualifying capital expenditure. Active Power"s CleanSource UPS is now included on that list.

"The recognition from The Carbon Trust is another proof point that CleanSource is a highly reliable, energy efficient and green solution," said Jim Clishem, president and CEO of Active Power. "This listing and the use of the ETL symbol positions us well to continue to compete and win major projects in the United Kingdom. We enable our customers to make more money, save money and help them establish goodwill with their customers by investing in an energy efficient solution. Our partnership with The Carbon Trust allows us to increase the economic value of our proposition to clients."

CleanSource is an energy-efficient, highly reliable and battery-free UPS system that uses integrated, field proven flywheel technology to protect mission critical operations from voltage sags, surges and power interruptions. Since 1996, CleanSource has saved customers more than US$40 million in energy costs. This cost savings is due to the UPS system"s high efficiency levels. With more than 27 million hours of runtime in the field, CleanSource performs at efficiency levels of up to 98 percent, which reduces overall energy consumption. The UPS system is a highly reliable source of energy, delivering consistent, predictable performance over its 20-year life span with absolutely no degradation in service. Operators also avoid the recurring cost and risk of removing and disposing of lead-acid batteries. Active Power systems are installed in more than 40 countries around the globe and are protecting a variety of mission critical applications in these installations.

About Active Power

Active Power provides efficient, reliable and green critical power solutions and uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems to enable business continuity in the event of power disturbances. Founded in 1992, Active Power"s flywheel-based UPS systems protect critical operations in data centers, healthcare facilities, manufacturing plants, broadcast stations and governmental agencies in more than 40 countries. Active Power also offers CoolAir, the only solution that provides both backup power and backup cooling. With expert power system engineers and worldwide services and support, Active Power ensures organizations have the power to perform. For more information, please visit http://www.activepower.com.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This release may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Any forward-looking statements and all other statements that may be made in this news release that are not historical facts are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, and actual results may differ materially. Specific risks include delays in new product development, product performance and quality issues and the acceptance of our current and new products by the power quality market. Please refer to Active Power filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission for more information on the risk factors that could cause actual results to differ.

Active Power Investor Contact:
John Penver Lee Higgins
Chief Financial Officer +1-512-744-9243 jpenver@activepower.com
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