6.6.2005: Meldung: Active Power, Inc.: New Vice President of Business Development

Active Power Hires New VP of Business Development
Friday June 3, 6:45 am ET

AUSTIN, Texas, June 3 / Active Power, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACPW - News), today announced it has hired Jim Clishem as its Vice President of Business Development, effective June 6, 2005. Mr. Clishem"s duties will include development of global accounts and alliances for the new CoolAir(TM) DC and UPS product lines, which are based on the company"s thermal and compressed air storage technology.

Mr. Clishem is a proven technology executive with substantial expertise in the data center & managed services business, in addition to the telecommunications, software and computer systems industries. Clishem joins Active Power from Peregrine Systems, Inc., a publicly traded enterprise software company, where he served as VP of Business Development focusing on global alliances since 2004. From 1999 until it was sold in 2004, he was founder-CEO of Xodiax, a profitable managed IT services business, which was recently recognized by Inc Magazine as one of the fastest growing privately held companies in the country. Clishem also served as Vice President of Data Services for Broadwing Communications, where he had P&L responsibility for a $150 million business unit. He has also held various senior roles at MCI, Ericsson, and Tandem Computers.

"We"re thrilled to have Jim join our team," said Joe Pinkerton, Chairman and CEO of Active Power. "His experience at data center and telecommunications companies is a perfect fit for us as we begin to sell our CoolAir(TM) products to large customers within these industries. Jim is keenly aware of data center, telecom, and global enterprise client needs, their backup power requirements, and the associated operational challenges."

"I"m extremely excited about joining the company," said Clishem. "The CoolAir(TM) line of products will uniquely position Active Power in the market and fundamentally change the way the backup power game is played. Active Power is a leader in systems that provide an environmentally clean alternative to batteries at a significantly lower total cost of ownership. As a prior customer of backup power equipment, it"s my firm belief that Active Power is on target with its new line of products."

About Active Power:

Active Power, Inc. (www.activepower.com ) designs, manufactures and markets battery-free power quality 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 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.

Active Power 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, mchibib@activepower.com
Derek Jones, Corporate Communications, 512.744.9210,

Source: Active Power, Inc.
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