SOURCE: Sustainable Power Corp.

Sustainable Power Corp.

December 21, 2009 16:15 ET

Sustainable Power Corp. Reports That Texas A&M University Confirms Validity of Its Green Energy Technology

Texas A&M Reports Over 50% Yields of Oil From Sustainable Power's Proprietary Process for Producing Transportation Fuel From Biomass

BAYTOWN, TX--(Marketwire - December 21, 2009) - Sustainable Power Corp. (PINKSHEETS: SSTP) is pleased to report that testing conducted at the world-renowned Texas A&M University confirms the validity of its proprietary Green Energy Technology.

A team of scientists from Texas A&M have completed their multidisciplinary analysis confirming the company's earlier claims. The Texas A&M report states, "SSTP demonstrated that the oil yields with pyrolysis are much higher than simple mechanical squeezing process of soy seeds." With Sustainable Power's proprietary process involving heating biomass in a reactor vessel with the presence of the Company's proprietary catalyst, Texas A&M reported a yield of 54.4% oil in addition to 25.3% flammable gas and 20.3% biochar. The biochar could be used as a solid fuel or, unburned, it represents a stable, sequestered form of carbon that would qualify for greenhouse gas credits.

Among Texas A&M's findings in the Confidential Report was that "Sustainable Power Corp.... invented a proprietary catalytic process which produces bio-fuels from what is essentially a heavy crude and light crude oil by a thermo-chemical pyrolysis... process as opposed to conventional pyrolysis... which typically occurs at... higher pressures." The report added, "The tests conducted with blow torch indicated that oils produced with SSTP's Licensed catalysts readily ignited while oils produced without the catalyst did not ignite easily."

Previous independent analysis by AmSpec Services LLC of the oil produced by Sustainable Power's process, called Vertroleum®, shows nearly identical yields to the Texas A&M report. In addition, AmSpec refined the oils into biogasoline, marine fuel and a replacement gasoline for E85 flex fuel. In witnessing the process AmSpec also determined that when using feed stocks of corn, soybeans, wheat, sunflower and other raw agricultural products, the fuels meet the US Energy Policy Act's requirements for cellulosic biomass. A cellulosic biofuel producer that is registered with the Internal Revenue Service may be eligible for a tax incentive in the amount of up to $1.01 per gallon of cellulosic biofuel sold.

Sustainable Power Corp.'s President and CEO, M. Richard Cutler, Esq., said, "It has been an arduous process of getting validation of the SSTP technology because the reporting of such high yields of oil and gas really seemed unbelievable. We are excited that one of the finest, most prestigious research universities in the country, Texas A&M, has been able to validate the efficacy of the process and the yields. We look forward to working with them in the future as we now begin commercializing this process that can produce non-polluting, renewable energy from food wastes, crop wastes, forestry waste and municipal solid waste. With its rapid commercialization, this process truly holds the promise of helping to liberate America from its dependence on foreign oil while eliminating the pollution and carbon footprint associated with fossil fuels."

About Sustainable Power Corp.

Sustainable Power Corp. (PINKSHEETS: SSTP) is a green energy provider focused on environmentally safe biofuels (Vertroleum®), biogases, and biochar. The company has developed a renewable fuel source able to be produced from non-food organic feed stock. www.sstp.us

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