23.3.2006: Meldung: Active Power Receives UL Certification

Active Power, Inc., the leader in battery-free backup power solutions, today announced that the CoolAir DC product family has received certification by Underwriters Laboratories.

CoolAir DC, based upon Active Power"s proprietary thermal and compressed air storage (TACAS) technology, is the first minute-for-minute alternative to batteries commercially available to the Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) market. Using thermal energy and breathable room air to provide power, a single CoolAir DC unit can provide 85kW of power for up to 15 minutes and, simultaneously, produce cool air to mitigate heat buildup in the protected environment. CoolAir DC connects directly to the DC bus or rectifier of a double-conversion UPS, similar to a battery.

"Certification by Underwriters Laboratories is a significant milestone for the CoolAir DC product family," said David Beatty, Vice President of Engineering for Active Power. "Not only has the product undergone the stringent safety certification process required by Underwriters Laboratories, but it also demonstrates that the product is ready for production." The UL Certification includes Models CA-85, CA-68, CA-42, and CA-34.

Well-known as a pioneer in the flywheel energy storage realm, Active Power developed this new TACAS technology to provide an alternative to the inherently unreliable and maintenance intensive lead-acid batteries typically used in UPS installations. With the addition of CoolAir DC, Active Power now offers the broadest battery-free backup power solution set in the world.

About Active Power:

Active Power, Inc. (http://www.activepower.com ) designs, manufactures and markets battery-free backup power products that provide the consistent, reliable electric power required by today"s digital economy. An ISO 9001- registered company, Active Power is the first to commercialize a flywheel energy storage system, CleanSource®, that provides a highly reliable, low- cost and non-toxic replacement for lead-acid batteries used in conventional power quality installations. Active Power has also recently developed a new battery-free extended runtime product line (CoolAir(TM)) based on its proprietary thermal and compressed air storage technology. For more information visit http://www.activepower.com , e-mail [email protected] or call toll free 877-BUYACPW (289-2279).

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, CleanSource and our Active Power logo are registered trademarks of Active Power, Inc. All other trademarks are the properties of their respective companies.

Active Power Contacts:

Michael Chibib, Investors, 512.744.9453,
[email protected]

Derek Jones, Corporate Communications, 512.744.9210,
[email protected]

Source: Active Power, Inc.
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