07.12.05

7.12.2005: Meldung: Active Power Bolsters Offering With GE UPS Solutions

Datacenter customers of battery-free reliability leader Active Power, Inc. , gain an expanded level of choices following the recent establishment of an original- equipment-manufacturer relationship between Active Power and GE Consumer&Industrial.

Active Power now offers its North American customers GE Consumer&Industrial"s Digital Energy(TM) SG Series and LP33 Series uninterruptible power supplies, ranging in power from 10-500kVA.

Coming Together for Data Center Customers

With the addition of a double-conversion UPS to its solution portfolio, Active Power complements its DC product line, which includes the flywheel- based CleanSource(R) DC and its newest solution, the battery-free CoolAir(TM) DC that delivers extended run times and represents a true minute-for-minute replacement of batteries.

"By adding GE"s double-conversion UPS products to our current product line, we now have the broadest three-phase UPS and DC energy storage line in the world," says Joe Pinkerton, CEO and chairman of Active Power. "We are now uniquely positioned to provide our customers with both mainstream and highly differentiated UPS solutions."

"Our GE team is thrilled to help Active Power help its customers," says Stephan Smith, general manager, Power Quality, GE Consumer&Industrial. "Downtime isn"t an option for healthcare facilities, financial institutions or any organization processing or maintaining immeasurable amounts of information every day. We"re acutely aware of what"s at stake and we"re committed to delivering GE-quality products that offer new levels of flexibility and proven 24-7 reliability."

About Active Power:

Active Power, Inc. (http://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, CleanSource(R), 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 info@activepower.com or call toll free 877-BUYACPW (289-2279).

About GE:

GE Consumer&Industrial spans the globe as an industry leader in major appliance, lighting and integrated industrial equipment, systems and services. Providing solutions for commercial, industrial and residential use in more than 100 countries, GE Consumer&Industrial uses innovative technologies to deliver comfort, convenience and electrical protection and control. General Electric brings imagination to work, selling products under the Monogram(R), Profile(TM), GE(R)), Hotpoint(R), SmartWater(TM), and Reveal(R) consumer brands, and Entellisys(TM) industrial brand. For more information about GE Consumer&Industrial, consumers can visit the company"s web site at http://www.geelectrical.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, CleanSource and our Active Power logo are registered trademarks of Active Power, Inc. All other trademarks are the properties of their respective companies.

For further information contact: GE Kim Freeman at kim_freeman@ge.com or 502.452.7819 or Active Power Mike Chibib, Investor Relations at mchibib@activepower.com or 512.744.9453 Derek Jones, Corporate Communications at djones@activepower.com or 512.744.9210
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