May 10, 2011 08:30 ET

AVEC Receives Order for 73 "Solar Sun System" Light Pole Units for Border Control Test In Saudi Arabia

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES--(Marketwire - May 10, 2011) - AVEC Corporation ("AVEC") (PINKSHEETS: AVEC) (FRANKFURT: BAE1) announced today it has received a purchase order for 73 of its "Solar Sun Systems" Light Poles to be used as a pilot test plant for a border lighting and control demonstration. The purpose is to demonstrate how the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia could effectively secure its border between Saudi Arabia and Yemen. The gross value of the contract is $490,000 USD.

The Border between Saudi Arabia and Yemen is 1,800 kilometers (1,100 miles) and the pilot plant will have poles placed 30 meters apart. (98ft.) which is the optimum number for consistent level light and people identification.

Each unit also has motion detectors, 6-day battery backup and with the new upgrades can communicate to a central command and control, without generators, fuel, noise or a central grid.

Samuel Higgins AVEC CEO, stated, "Many governments are greatly concerned about border control and safety and wish to eliminate both smugglers and illegal immigration into their country and our system is the only turn key system available to solve both of those problems."

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AVEC Corporation (PINKSHEETS: AVEC) is a global solutions provider that owns, develops, invests in and licenses revolutionary technologies including solar, wind and geothermal alternative energy systems. It also owns and licenses multi fuel internal combustion engines and electric power generator technologies that have unlimited potential in military, industrial and commercial applications. AVEC and its partners are positioned to become unrivalled leaders in international green energy markets with technologies that produce more efficient, cost effective, environmentally sensitive and versatile solutions for use in a wide variety of important applications around the world.

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