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October 09, 2014 13:00 ET

Active Power to Address the Future of Microgrids at Power Analytics Conference

Company's Energy Storage and Electrical Infrastructure Experts to Serve as Panelists at 20/20 Vision-Driven Power Conference

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - Oct 9, 2014) - Active Power (NASDAQ: ACPW), a global leader in flywheel energy and power technology for mission critical applications, will have two of its energy storage experts join other thought leaders to discuss the future of microgrids and energy storage for mission critical applications at Power Analytics' 20/20 Vision-Driven Power Conference, October 21-23. The conference will be held at Hilton Harbor Island in San Diego.

Active Power will be represented on two distinct panel sessions.

"Developing and Managing Microgrids and Distributed Energy"

Wednesday, October 22, 9:45-11:15 a.m.

In this panel session, Bernardo Mendez, product manager, Smart Grid and Renewable Energy, for Active Power, will discuss the economics of microgrids and how the rapid introduction of distributed generation will impact this growing market. A skilled strategist in the energy storage space, Mendez will bring depth of experience and knowledge to the panel in terms of how energy storage such as flywheels can play a critical role in enabling microgrids to deliver reliable, clean power as intermittent renewables become more commonplace.

"Strategies for Datacenter and High Availability Community Facilities"

Wednesday, October 22, 1:15-3:00 p.m.

Ron Landis, vice president of Engineering for Active Power, will participate on this panel to discuss energy storage and its application in mission critical facilities that require high availability. Distributed generation and its performance and economic impact on these types of facilities will also be explored. An accomplished electronic and mechanical design and systems engineer, Landis has more than 25 years of experience in designing critical power systems for mission critical applications, making him an ideal fit and thought leader for this discussion.

For Press and Analysts
To meet with Active Power at show, please contact Lee Higgins, (512) 744-9488 or via e-mail at

For more information about 20/20 Vision-Driven Power Conference, visit For a complete listing of Active Power's upcoming events, visit

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About Active Power
Founded in 1992, Active Power (NASDAQ: ACPW) is a global leader in flywheel energy and power technology for mission critical applications. The company's products and solutions are unique because of its patented flywheel and power electronics technology that delivers critical power to leading innovators across multiple industries. The combined benefits of its products' power density, reliability, and total cost of ownership are unmatched in the market. The company's products and solutions are built with pride in Austin, Texas, at a state-of-the-art, ISO 9001:2008 registered manufacturing and test facility. Global customers are served via Austin and three regional operations centers located in the United Kingdom, Germany, and China, that support the deployment of systems in more than 50 countries. For more information, visit

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