SOURCE: Flex Energy, LLC

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September 24, 2010 14:57 ET

FlexEnergy Announces Mike Levin to Join Team as Director of Government Affairs

CleanTech OC Co-Founder Mike Levin Brings Wealth of Clean Tech and Governmental Expertise to FlexEnergy

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - September 24, 2010) -  FlexEnergy (www.flexenergy.com), a clean tech business with the breakthrough solution to create clean energy with near zero emissions from harmful greenhouse gases, announces that Mike Levin, co-founder of CleanTech OC (www.cleantechoc.org), will join the company as Director of Government Affairs. Mr. Levin has most recently served as an attorney at Bryan Cave LLP, focusing his practice on governmental affairs and environmental law.

The announcement comes on the heels of FlexEnergy's August 12, 2010 inaugural installation of the Flex Powerstation (http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-landfill-power-20100814,0,3888472.story) technology allowing facilities like landfills to transform harmful and previously unusable methane gas into clean energy.

FlexEnergy CEO Joseph Perry states, "We're very excited to bring Mike Levin aboard at FlexEnergy. His extensive background in the government and public affairs arena, along with his clean tech experience is tremendously valuable to our team."

Through December, Mr. Levin will continue to serve as interim Executive Director of CleanTech OC, a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the needs of existing clean tech companies and providing opportunities for future clean tech investments in the Orange County region. 

Prior to joining Bryan Cave, Mike Levin was Vice President of a clean technology startup company. Throughout the last decade, Mr. Levin has worked on a variety of local, state and national political campaigns. He graduated from Duke Law School and Stanford University and has also completed a Coro Foundation fellowship in Public Affairs.

About FlexEnergy:

FlexEnergy (www.flexenergy.com) is committed to providing platforms utilizing existing, unconventional energy sources to create new, sustainable solutions. FlexEnergy technology has taken one of the world's largest sources of greenhouse gases and transformed it into an energy source for clean generation of electricity, offering energy recovery where it was previously impossible.

300 million tons of methane seep into the atmosphere annually, most too dilute for current technology to destroy. The Flex Powerstation converts gases with low concentration of methane to clean, renewable energy. Unlike other technologies, the Flex Powerstation creates electricity with near zero NOx or CO emissions, providing breakthrough solutions for landfills, coalmines and manufacturers needing to stay ahead of emissions regulations.

For more information, visit www.flexenergy.com.

Contact: Jeff Simpson, 949-428-3838, jeff.simpson@flexenergy.com.

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