SOURCE: Titan Energy Worldwide

September 16, 2008 10:00 ET

Titan Energy Worldwide Sentry 5000™ Mobile Utility System Makes Gulf Coast Debut in Aftermath of Hurricane Gustav

Several Louisiana Parishes Get to Witness Firsthand the Lifesaving Capabilities of the Sentry 5000™

MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwire - September 16, 2008) - Titan Energy Worldwide, Inc. (OTCBB: TEWI), a leader in manufacturing, marketing and servicing of energy generation products and services, announced today that the Company's Sentry 5000™ Mobile Utility System was successfully deployed in critical situations after Hurricane Gustav made landfall along the Gulf Coast earlier this month, including operation at the Baton Rouge Airport. The Sentry 5000™ is manufactured solely by the Company's subsidiary, Titan Energy Development.

According to Dean Pellegata, Business Development Manager for Titan Energy, "We were fortunate to have delivered a new Sentry 5000™ to our distribution partners in the Gulf Coast Region, ARCCO Power Systems of Baton Rouge, LA, just before Hurricane Gustav hit. With East Baton Rouge Parish taking the brunt of Hurricane Gustav's fury, ARCCO Power Systems was well-positioned to answer the community's need for immediate support to the more than 90% of households and businesses surrounding the East Baton Rouge areas affected by power outages (according to state figures). The Sentry 5000™ was rushed to several critical locations following the storm, including Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport. When the Airport's main data center was attempting to operate without air conditioning and employees who were maintaining the airport's critical infrastructure were coping with 100-degree-plus temperatures, the Sentry was deployed to the scene and in a matter of minutes provided cooling to the facility and support for airport operations."

Earlier this year, Titan Energy signed a distribution agreement with MTU Onsite Energy, one of the largest manufacturers of power generation equipment in North America. As part of this agreement to market the Sentry 5000™ throughout the US and Canada, select MTU Onsite Energy distributors are acquiring Sentry 5000™ units as inventory for demonstration and marketing purposes. These initial units will be displayed and demonstrated for potential customers in key areas often hit by natural and manmade disasters.

"We were able to demonstrate the capabilities for the Sentry 5000™ for several parish presidents and emergency managers, a number of which have expressed strong interest in adding Sentry units to their disaster response fleet that will provide community support and safety during times when standard utility services are unavailable. In the meantime, we offer our continued assistance and have Sentry 5000™ systems available for immediate deployment to communities along the Gulf Coast coping with these storms, especially areas in Texas now recovering from Ike's destruction this past weekend," added Pellegata.

About the Sentry 5000™

The Sentry 5000™, manufactured exclusively by Titan Energy Worldwide, is an all-in-one, self-contained trailer mounted unit built for emergency response, disaster relief and remote utility support when standard utility service is unavailable. The on-board utility systems support emergency power generation, water purification, satellite voice communication, emergency area lighting, air conditioning and heating and offers 50 kW+ of additional power capacity. The system provides up to 80 hours of self-sufficient emergency power generation (dependent of load utilization) before refueling, enough electricity to power 10 homes or a 20,000 square foot office building and purified drinking water delivered at 3.600 gallons per day. Designed for fast deployment and easy operation, the unit is compact enough to be pulled by an SUV or pickup truck and operational within minutes of arriving onsite.

More information about the Sentry 5000™ can be found at: www.titansentry.com

About Titan Energy Worldwide, Inc.

Titan Energy is a leader in the manufacturing, marketing and servicing of energy generation products and services, a major participant in the distributed, renewable, and alternative energy industries, and a leader in the development and support for new energy-related technology. Founded in 2005, Titan combines engineering expertise, established sales and distributorships, service operations and unique strategic partnerships to meet the growing global demand for clean, efficient, energy solutions. Titan serves disaster recovery first responders, relief agencies, homeland security, the department of defense and municipalities. For more information, visit the company's website at www.titanenergy.com .

Investors are cautioned that certain statements contained in this document as well as some statements in periodic press releases and some oral statements of TEWI officials are "Forward-Looking Statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (the "Act"). Forward-looking statements include statements which are predictive in nature, which depend upon or refer to future events or conditions, which include words such as "believes," "anticipates," "intends," "plans," "expects," and similar expressions. In addition, any statements concerning future financial performance (including future revenues, earnings or growth rates), ongoing business strategies or prospects, and possible future TEWI actions, which may be provided by management, are also forward-looking statements as defined by the Act. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to materially differ from any future results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements and to vary significantly from reporting period to reporting period. Although management believes that the assumptions made and expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, there is no assurance that the underlying assumptions will, in fact, prove to be correct or that actual future results will not be different from the expectations expressed in this report. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and TEWI has no specific intention to update these statements.

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