Neah Power Systems Invited to White House Briefing

Climate change & sustainable energy production to be discussed

17 Feb, 2016, 07:30 ET from Neah Power Systems, Inc.

BOTHELL, Washington, February 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Neah Power Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: NPWZ, NEAH) an emerging leader in fuel cell-based power solutions and rechargeable lithium battery storage solutions for defense, commercial, and consumer applications, proudly announced that Dr. Chris D'Couto, President & CEO, was invited to attending a White House Business Council briefing on February 17 2016 on renewable energy and climate change.

The White House Business Council and Business Forward are organizing the briefing at the White House with senior Administration officials on Wednesday, February 17 to discuss efforts to make America the world leader in sustainable energy production and methods for mitigating the effects of severe weather. Dr. D'Couto and others will brief senior Administration officials on how the government can help spur investments that will bring new energy products and solutions to market.

Dr. Chris D'Couto, President & CEO of NEAH, said, "I am honored to be invited to this prestigious event and to participate in solving one of the most pressing issues of our time. This is a generational issue and a legacy that we will leave our children and grandchildren. The leadership by the White House Business Council and Business Forward is commendable and I look forward to making our country a leader in the clean tech arena, while creating high quality jobs and offering world-class solutions."

Dr. D'Couto further added, "We believe that the NEAH PowerChip®  fuel cell the Formira Hydrogen-on-demand products, and the PowerChip® battery product under development, besides offering very differentiated and cost effective solutions for off-grid power and hydrogen-on-demand, will help mitigate global warming and make our country a leader in the clean energy landscape."

About Neah Power Systems, Inc.

Neah Power's core fuel cell solutions have a small form factor, recharge instantly, and operable in air and non-air environments, providing a longer life with lower total cost of ownership. The PowerChip® battery leverages the proven silicon architecture to build a rechargeable lithium battery that is demonstrating industry leading performance. Neah Power's Solutions offerings include the patented and patent pending PowerChip®, Formira® and the BuzzBar Suite® of products. For more information please visit http://www.neahpower.com.

About Business Forward

With the help of more than 50 of the world's most respected companies, Business Forward is making it easier for tens of thousands of business leaders from across America to advise Washington on how to create jobs and accelerate our economy. Business Forward is active in more than 100 cities and works with more than 450 senior Administration officials, Members of Congress, governors, and mayors.

To date, the organization has also brought more than 3,000 business leaders to the White House to brief the President's economic advisors. Business leaders who have participated in these briefings have seen their suggestions implemented in the Affordable Care Act, the Jobs Act, three trade agreements, and every one of the President's budgets. Many have also shared their recommendations with their representatives in Congress and through op-eds and interviews with local media. Ninety-eight out of 100 business leaders who have participated in a Business Forward briefing would be interested in participating in another one. For more information please visit http://www.BusinessFWD.org.

Forward Looking Statements 

Certain of the statements contained herein may be, within the meaning of the federal securities laws, "forward-looking statements," which are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements, and Neah Power does not undertake any responsibility to update any of these statements in the future. Please read Neah Power's Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2015 and its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q for a discussion of such risks, uncertainties and other factors.

For more information, or customer enquiries, please contact 

Neah Power Systems Inc. Contact:
David Schmidt
dschmidt@neahpower.com  
+1-425-424-3324 ext. 105

Business Forward Contact:
Rachel Harvey Katz
RHarvey@BusinessFWD.org  
+1-202-470-1318

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