SOURCE: Astris Energi Inc

October 03, 2005 08:00 ET

Astris Energi to Exhibit at Grove Fuel Cell Symposium

MISSISSAUGA, ON -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 3, 2005 -- Astris Energi Inc. (OTC BB: ASRNF), the world's leading alkaline fuel cell (AFC) technology company, announced today that it will be participating in the Ninth Grove Fuel Cell Symposium that will take place between October 4-6, 2005.

The Ninth Grove Fuel Cell Symposium is a bi-annual event that will feature over 85 exhibitors, live fuel cell demonstrations as well as many additional events. The last Grove Fuel Cell Symposium held in 2003 welcomed delegates from over 35 countries and was the largest fuel cell event ever held in the UK. Both the Deputy Major of London and the UK Energy Minister visited the event in 2003. More information can be found at

Astris will be displaying a selection of its fuel cells and test equipment at the trade fair portion of the symposium. Astris is pleased to be participating at the Grove Symposium as part of the Canadian Pavilion organised by Fuel Cells Canada. Fuel Cells Canada is the industry organisation of the Canadian Fuel Cell Industry. More information can be found at

About Astris Energi Inc.

Astris is a late-stage development company committed to becoming the leading provider of affordable fuel cells and fuel cell generators internationally. Over the past 21 years, more than $17 million has been spent to develop Astris' alkaline fuel cell for commercial applications. Astris is commencing pilot production of its POWERSTACK™ MC250 technology in 2005. Astris is the only publicly traded company in North America focused exclusively on the alkaline fuel cell. Additional information is also available at the company's website at

Forward-Looking Statements

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Contact Information

  • For further information, please contact:
    Anthony Durkacz
    VP Finance
    905-608-8222 fax
    Astris Energi Inc.