Sustainable Energy Technologies Ltd.
TSX VENTURE : STG

Sustainable Energy Technologies Ltd.

August 14, 2009 19:08 ET

Sustainable Energy Technologies Ltd.: Notice of Insider Options Granted and Other Matters

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Aug. 14, 2009) - Sustainable Energy Technologies Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:STG) ("Sustainable Energy" or the "Company") announced today that, subject to regulatory approval, it has granted options to its officers and directors to acquire up to 4.3 million shares of the Company. The options, which are generally to be earned as to 1/3 per year, over the next three years, are exercisable at a price of $0.15 per share. Options granted to the CEO are subject to certain performance conditions. The options are granted pursuant to the Company's Stock Option Plan approved at the Annual General and Special Meeting of the Company held July 30, 2009.

The Company also announced that it has retained the services of Renmark Financial Communications Inc. to assist with the Company's investor relations activities at a fee of $7,000 per month. Renmark Financial Communications does not have any interest, directly or indirectly, in Sustainable Energy Technologies or its securities, nor does it have any right or intent to acquire such an interest.

The Company noted that all matters submitted for approval at the Annual and Special General Meeting were approved by more than the requisite majority of the shareholders. These included certain changes to the articles and by-laws arising out of the previously completed private placement and amendment of the terms of warrant issued on the financing to permit such warrants to be exercised for voting common share instead of non-voting common shares.

The Company also noted that former member of the Board, Cliff James did not stand for election as a director of the Company. "Cliff has provided valuable counsel to the Company for many years, often in very difficult circumstances. He has been a good friend of Sustainable Energy and he will be missed." said Michael Carten, Chairman and CEO of the Company.

About Sustainable Energy: Based in Calgary, Canada, Sustainable (www.sustainableenergy.com) designs, manufactures and distributes power inverters for grid-connected solar PV systems. Advanced power inverters are a critical enabler of all modern solar PV power systems converting the direct current ("DC") power output of the solar PV modules into the high quality alternating current ("AC") power required by the power grid. Advanced power inverters also optimize the performance of the solar PV modules and maintain the integrity and safety of the interconnection with the power grid.

Sustainable Energy has developed and patented an inverter design which is a breakthrough in solar inverter technology. It is the only inverter design which allows grid connected solar PV systems to be designed using a "massively parallel" architecture with an industry standard form factor and with electrical conversion efficiencies that meet or exceed industry leaders.

Sustainable Energy's technologies are the subject of 9 patents issued by the US Patent Office with further patents pending.

Forward Looking Information

The reader is advised that some of the information herein may constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning assigned by National Instruments 51-102 and other relevant securities legislation. In particular, we include: statements concerning the impact of our technology on solar PV system performance; statements concerning the potential for sales in the markets we have entered and statements concerning the manufactured cost of our products. Forward-looking information is not a guarantee of future performance and involves a number of risks and uncertainties. Many factors could cause the Company's actual results, performance or achievements, or future events or developments, to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking information. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking information, which speaks only as of the date hereof. The Company does not undertake any obligation to release publicly any revisions to forward-looking information contained herein to reflect events or circumstances that occur after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events, except as may be required under applicable securities laws.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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