Active Power Receives Multimillion Dollar Order for Leading Internet Search Firm

Wed Dec 12, 2012 12:00pm EST

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  AUSTIN, TX, Dec 12 (Marketwire) -- 
Active Power (NASDAQ: ACPW), manufacturer of UPS (uninterruptible power
supply) systems and modular infrastructure solutions, received a
multimillion dollar purchase order for its CleanSource(R) UPS systems.
These systems are slated for deployment at a data center owned by one of
the world's leading internet search firms. 

    The nearly 11 megawatts of total rated UPS capacity will be shipped later
this month to the end user's data center facility in the Pacific
Northwest region of the United States. 

    "The combined benefits of our power density, reliability, and total cost
of ownership (TCO) are unmatched in the market," said Martin Olsen, vice
president, Global Sales, at Active Power. "CleanSource UPS delivers
significant TCO savings to the customer's bottom line, provides energy
efficiencies of up to 98 percent at full load, and is proven seven times
less likely to fail versus legacy solutions(1). Put simply, we are
enabling global innovators like this end user to achieve their most
forward thinking data center designs."

    (1) Active Power Whitepaper #103, 'Reliability Assessment of Integrated
Flywheel UPS versus Double-Conversion UPS with Batteries,' March 2008.

    About Active Power
 Founded in 1992, Active Power (NASDAQ: ACPW) designs
and manufactures continuous power solutions and critical backup power
systems that enable data centers and other mission critical operations to
remain 'on' 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Active Power solutions are
intelligently efficient, inherently reliable, and economically green,
providing environmental benefits and energy and space efficiencies to
customers' financial benefit. 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, supporting the deployment of systems in more
than 40 countries. For more information, visit

    Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
 This release may
contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties.
Any forward-looking statements and all other statements that may be made
in this news release that are not historical facts are subject to a
number of risks and uncertainties, and actual results may differ
materially. Specific risks include delays in new product development,
product performance and quality issues and the acceptance of our current
and new products by the power quality market. Please refer to Active
Power filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission for more
information on the risk factors that could cause actual results to

    Active Power and CleanSource are registered trademarks of Active Power,
Inc. The Active Power logo and PowerHouse are trademarks of Active Power,
Inc. All other trademarks are the properties of their respective

    SOURCE: Active Power, Inc.


Active Power Investor Contact: 
Ron Both 
Liolios Group 
(949) 574-3860 

Active Power Media Contact:
Lee Higgins
Senior Public Relations Manager
(512) 744-9488 

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